Drought causing dramatic erosion in Grand Canyon

5/22/2023  |  The Washington Post
The biodiversity in the Grand Canyon is dependent on annual buildups of sediment rich sandbars, which have eroded after 20 years of drought. Because of the strong snow pack from this past winter, scientists are relying on a pulse of water released from Glen Canyon Dam, called a high flow experiment, to push monsoonal runoff into the canyon and restore seasonal sandbars.

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