Resources

AGCI makes publicly accessible thousands of video presentations, research publications, and other resources from our workshops and projects. Use the search and filter options below to explore the resource library.

Workshop builds, strengthens collaborations across SPLASH/SAIL/SOS community

Synopsis of a November 1–3, 2023, hybrid workshop on the state of research and data sets from the Study of Precipitation, the Lower Atmosphere and Surface for Hydrometeorology (SPLASH); the Surface Atmosphere Integrated Field Laboratory (SAIL) campaign; and the Sublimation of Snow (SOS) study.
Gijs de Boer, CIRES, University of Colorado Boulder and Physical Sciences Laboratory, NOAA
News
February 1, 2024
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Irrigation in the Earth system: Priorities for data, modeling, and cross-disciplinary research

Participants in this AGCI-hosted interdisciplinary workshop included experts across the irrigation modeling and observations/data scientific communities, spanning researchers and practitioners working in climate, agriculture, and hydrology.
By Liz Carver
AGCI Insight
November 17, 2023

More water and more energy: The potential win-win of floating photovoltaics

New research explores how the combination of photovoltaic technology and water infrastructure can help stabilize water supplies in drought-stricken regions while increasing sources of local, renewable energy.
By Tanya Petach
Research Review
September 13, 2023

Intern Reflection: Early winter soil moisture

2023 summer intern Henry shares what it is like for a high school student to get a taste of a career in the sciences.
By Henry Hurd
AGCI Insight
August 21, 2023

The case of the Colorado River’s missing water

In this story for High Country News, reporter Bella Biondini traveled to the Rocky Mountain Biological Lab in Gothic, Colorado, where Sublimation of Snow Project researchers are trying to unravel the mystery of snow that falls but never shows up in the river.
Bella Biondini, High Country News
News
July 21, 2023

Observing the shifting seasons of science

In June 2023, field instrumentation is de-installed as the focus of the SOS Project research shifts to the data analysis phase.
By Elise Osenga
AGCI Insight
July 3, 2023

Staying current in times of rapid change: Introducing the Colorado River Science Wiki

Designed to serve as a central hub for the Colorado River science community, the Colorado River Science Wiki hosts a repository of new research and science information pertinent to the River, an overview of relevant legal and political frameworks, and a page highlighting upcoming events, conferences, and meetings focused on Colorado River research.
By Tanya Petach
AGCI Insight
May 19, 2023

Why is it difficult to figure out how much snow will make it to the Colorado River?

It's surprisingly hard to say exactly how much water trapped in the Rocky Mountain snowpack will actually reach the Colorado River in a given year. In this report for NPR's Morning Edition, KUNC's Alex Hager explores how Sublimation of Snow Project scientists are looking for ways to help people downstream know how much water to expect.
Alex Hager, KUNC
News
May 11, 2023

Snow detectives are in the mountains to solve a mystery: Where’s all the snow going?

KUNC Colorado reporter Alex Hager followed the Sublimation of Snow Project team in the mountains above Crested Butte, Colorado, as they dug for clues to how much Rocky Mountain snow disappears into the air before it has a chance to melt and reach the Colorado River.
Alex Hager, KUNC
News
May 4, 2023

The mystery of missing water from mountain sources

A University of Washington project, aided by the Department of Energy's Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) user facility, leverages a rare confluence of collaborators to study snow sublimation.
Corydon Ireland, Staff Writer, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
News
April 21, 2023