Profile: Jason Smerdon
Lamont Associate Research Professor at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Co-Director of the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development within the Earth Institute at Columbia University
NoteStreams By Jason Smerdon
Recent droughts throughout the American West have been stark reminders of our current and growing drought vulnerabilities. Depleted water resources have continued to impact our economy, food supply, ecosystem services and recreation, to name only a few.
The most recent western droughts are nevertheless not the full story.