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Groundwater dynamics and snow – empirical analysis of historic streamflow trends

This new publication uses empirical streamflow data from watersheds across the western US to build on our earlier working using RHESSys that demonstrated how spatial differences in underlying geology can play an important role in influencing how streamflow responds to changes in climate

Safeeq et al., Coupling snowpack and groundwtaer dynamics to interpret historical streamflow trends in the western US, Hydrological Processes, 2012

New paper: in Special Issue of International Journal of Wildland Fire!

Research and development supporting risk-based wildfire effect and prediction for fuels and fire management, International Journal of WIldland Fire,

Tague contributed to this review that highlights current tools for evaluating post-fire effects- and thinking about next steps. Our work with RHESSys and collaborators as part of the Western Mountain Initiative contribute to some of these next steps by linking fire-spread models with RHESSys to explore how patterns of fire and effects on hydrology and carbon cycling in the Western US may change in the coming decades


New publication!

Shields C. A., and Tague C. L. (2012) Assessing the Role of Parameter and Input Uncertainty in Ecohydrologic Modeling: Implications for a Semi-arid and Urbanizing Coastal California CatchmentEcosystems, Volume 15, Number 5, Pages 775-791

Welcome to the Tague Team Lab at UCSB!

The Tague EcoHydrology lab focuses on watershed research, addressing the feedbacks among terrestrial vegetation, surface hydrological processes, and atmospheric conditions. We use a variety of techniques to examine the impact of changes in climate and land use on ecosystem health and water resources.
Please scroll through our blog below to see what we’ve been up to!

All are welcome to attend our weekly lab meetings and take part in presentations and scientific discussions. See our Lab meeting schedule & events page for information on each week’s topic or presenter. Meetings are held in the Bren hall lab wing, room 1005.

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