Study: Climate change impact on stream flow varies by location

Corvallis Gazette Times: The South Santiam River in southeastern Linn County dwindles to a knee-deep channel of water by late August, while the Willamette River maintains a steady and abundant flow through the summer. In 50 to 100 years, however, warmer climate temperatures likely will have little effect on the summer flows of rivers like the South Santiam, but will impact larger, slower-draining systems such as the Willamette, according to a recent study co-authored by researchers from Oregon State University and the......

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