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New analysis reveals challenges for drought management in Oregon’s Willamette River Basin

Jul 15, 2019
In Oregon’s Willamette River Basin, managing water scarcity would be more effective if conservation measures were introduced in advance and upstream from the locations where droughts are likely to cause shortages, according to a new study.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Economic analysis provides watershed moment for environmental groups

Oct 11, 2018
Economists have found that in the United States, watershed groups have had a positive impact on their local water quality. 

By Chris Branam | News Story

NSF awards $1.8 million to OSU-Utah collaboration to estimate U.S. plant transpiration

Aug 29, 2018
With a $1.8 million from the National Science Foundation, scientists at Oregon State University and the University of Utah are teaming up to make initial estimates of U.S. plant transpiration.

By Chris Branam | News Story

OSU environmental chemists tapped to lead studies of contaminants at military bases

Feb 15, 2018
Research is funded through nearly $3 million in grants

By Chris Branam | News Story

Researchers model optimal amount of rainfall for plants

Dec 4, 2017
Landscapes are likely to shrink and become less productive in the future through climate change

By Chris Branam | News Story

To grasp water scarcity, OSU researchers probe links between human and natural systems

Oct 23, 2017
A big OSU-based modeling study captures the fine-level interactions between nature and people

By Gail Wells | News Story

OSU model shows modest increases in urban water use in Willamette Valley

Oct 4, 2017
An acre of irrigated farmland uses more water than an acre of land for housing

By Chris Branam | News Story

OSU helps watershed councils make plans that hold water

Mar 28, 2003
In a growing number of places throughout Oregon, watershed councils provide a forum for neighbors to plan a shared future for a shared place defined by the water that runs past their homes.

By Peg Herring | News Story