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Early snowmelt reduces forests' atmospheric CO2 uptake, decreases streamflow volume


August 3, 2016

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Earlier, slower snowmelt hinders a subalpine forest's ability to regulate atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) and reduces streamflow, a phenomenon with potentially drastic consequences for agriculture, municipal water supplies and recreational opportunities in Colorado and the Western U.S. Full Story

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University of Colorado Boulder

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