Online: College of Science Water Series — The Colorado River
Thursday, April 15, 2021, 6:00 pm


Join the College of Science virtually every Thursday in April at 6 p.m. MST for five free lectures exploring the science of water.  

In the 16th annual College of Science Lecture Series, distinguished faculty will take the audience on a journey through water, its history and its future. From the comfort of your home, you can watch the virtual premieres of lectures on the cosmic origins of water, the essential role of the Colorado River in the arid Southwestern United States today, and the next great challenges of water for future generations. This lecture will lay the foundations for understanding the water all around us, from the ocean to the groundwater beneath the surface.

The Colorado River

April 15 | Connie Woodhouse

The Colorado River is a vital surface water supply for the arid Southwestern U.S., where the demand for water from the river now exceeds the supply. In this talk, we will discuss how this arid lands river, one of the most highly developed in the world, is subject to natural climate variability and, increasingly, the impacts of a warming climate. 


The lectures will be posted on Youtube. The link will be provided on our lecture series webpage: