Climate Change

New and expanding tools are needed to inform policymakers about how future climate change will specifically affect the Lake Tahoe basin and provide information that can lead to proactive policy alternatives.

Researcher Profile


  • Huntington, J. (2012). Evapotranspiration from Irrigated Agriculture and Phreatophyte Shrubs in Nevada, and Role of Surface and Groundwater Interactions on Projected Baseflows in Snow Dominated Regions. PhD diss., University of Nevada, Reno
  • Mejia, J.F., Huntington, J., Hatchett, B., Koracin, D., Niswonger, R.G. (2012). Linking Global Climate Models to an Integrated Hydrologic Model: Using an Individual Station Downscaling Approach. Journal of Contemporary Water research & education 147, no. 1: 17-27.
  • Snyder, K.A., Monnar, R., Poulson, S.R., Hartsough, P., Biondi, F. (2010). Diurnal variations of needle water isotopic ratios in two pine species. Trees-Structure and Function 24, no. 3: 585-595.
  • Dilts, T.E., Sibold, J.S, Biondi, F. (2009). A weights-of-evidence model for mapping the probability of fire occurrence in Lincoln County, Nevada. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 99, no. 4: 712-727.
  • Kirchner, P., Biondi, F., Edwards,R., McConnell, J.R. (2008). Variability of trace metal concentrations in Jeffrey pine (Pinus jeffreyi) tree rings from the Tahoe Basin, California, USA. Journal of Forest Research 13, no. 6: 347-356.