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Climate Change May Create Water Supply Shortages in the Colorado River Basin
Released: 4/15/2008 5:18:10 PM

Contact Information:
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
Office of Communication
119 National Center
Reston, VA 20192
Jon Campbell 1-click interview
Phone: 540-303-2588

Jessica Robertson 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-6624

New USGS research indicates that climate change may impact water supply from the Colorado River basin. This could greatly impact the more than 25 million people, including residents of Los Angeles and Las Vegas, who rely on this source for water and power. 

Come learn how the USGS is working to provide the science needed by resource managers and policy makers to anticipate and address climate change impacts on the Colorado River basin.

Who: USGS Director Mark Myers
USGS scientist Gregory McCabe

Where: Association of American Geographers (AAG) Conference
Westin Copley Place, 7th floor Mastiff Room
10 Huntington Ave.
Boston, Mass. 02116

When: April 16, 2008
10:30 a.m.

For further details about the conference, visit http://www.aag.org/annualmeetings/2008/.

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