Colorado River Science Wiki

Posted on: 1/24/2023 - Updated on: 1/24/2023

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CAKE Team

Overview

The Colorado River Science Wiki is a web-based clearinghouse for scientific and technical information relevant to the Colorado River Basin and the management of its water resources and related natural resources.

This clearinghouse is intended to be useful to managers and other decision-makers, to researchers, to the media, and to the broader public. Its objectives are to:

  • Share recent and ongoing Colorado River research efforts and findings
  • Provide up-to-date synthesis of the science relevant to management
  • Allow one-stop access to key technical datasets and data tools
  • Help inform discussions about the next Interim Guidelines
  • Engage the greater Colorado River community in a joint information-gathering effort

There are six main sections in the Wiki:

  1. Science and applications
  2. Data and tools
  3. New research
  4. Water law and policy
  5. Who's who
  6. About the river

The Wiki is still in the early stages of development and will evolve and expand. The initial development of the Wiki is being carried out by Brad Udall (Colorado Water Center, Colorado State University), Julie Vano and Tanya Petach (Aspen Global Change Institute), and Jeff Lukas (Lukas Climate Research and Consulting).

We welcome your feedback; please use this form to send us suggestions, or reach us at the contact information below.

    Audience

    This clearinghouse is intended to be useful to managers and other decision-makers, to researchers, to the media, and to the broader public.

    Contact

    Brad Udall

    Organization(s)

    The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information.

    The Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (SW CASC) was established in 2011 to provide objective scientific information, tools, and techniques that land, water, wildlife, and cultural resource managers and other interested parties can apply to anticipate, monitor, and adapt to climate change impacts in the southwestern United States.