TJ16.2 Water, Energy, and Emissions to Explore Climate Mitigation and Adaptation in the Southwestern US

Wednesday, 13 January 2016: 10:45 AM
Room 346/347 ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
David N. Yates, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and V. Mehta, K. A. Miller, and J. Sieber

While our energy choices have a measureable impact on the water resources of the southwest, perhaps most notably through the fragmentation of riverine systems. Even within the context of an extended drought, Within a single year, the signal exerted by thermo-electric plant water use is difficult to detect, simply because agricultural water use dominates throughout the southwest.
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