Research Highlight Video: Impacts of Shrub Encroachment on Dryland Water Budgets

Recent PhD graduate Adam Schreiner-McGraw, Enrique Vivoni, and other Jornada researchers recently published a high-profile paper in Scientific Reports. Their research indicates that shrub encroachment has a large impact on dryland water budgets. In this video, Adam and Enrique discuss their work and their key findings. The publication can be accessed at

Citation: Schreiner-McGraw, A.P., Vivoni, E.R., Ajami, H., Sala, O.E., Throop, H.L., and Peters, D.P.C. 2020. Woody Plant Encroachment is Expected to Have a Larger Impact than Climate Change on Dryland Water Budgets. Scientific Reports. 10: 8112.