Jen McIntosh Featured in National Geographic Article

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Dr. Jennifer McIntosh, Associate Professor of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences, was recently featured in a National Geographic article, "Old Water and New Knowledge at Cienega Creek."  Cienega Creek is special because it is one of the few remaining perennial streams in Southern Arizona and has been the subject of heated debate and detailed study for nearly two decades.

In the Cienega Basin in Southern Arizona, her hydrology group is using spectrographic and chemical analyses to research the "signature" of water flows, including the age of the water, and, ultimately, to expand knowledge of how the hydrology of this basin functions.  Read more at National Geographic's Water Currents website.