Articles | Volume 17, issue 11
Research article
07 Nov 2013
Research article |  | 07 Nov 2013

Combined impacts of current and future dust deposition and regional warming on Colorado River Basin snow dynamics and hydrology

J. S. Deems, T. H. Painter, J. J. Barsugli, J. Belnap, and B. Udall

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