What length of time is the test of sustainability? 100 years? 200?
Imagine this scene: you are with an archaeological team, including local Peruvian macheteros, exploring the East Flank of Machu Picchu. You are treading carefully, wary of poisonous snakes, when your colleague spots a barely distinguishable mound swelling under gnarled vines and covered with thick earth. You all take turns...
Paleohydrology has been good to Ken and Ruth Wright. These are awards Ken, Ruth or both have received for their paleohydrologic research.
Lowell Thomas Award, Explorers Club, St. Louis, 2011.
University of Wisconsin, Joint Honorary Doctor of Science degree, Madison, Wisconsin, 2011.
Universidad Nacional De Ingenieria, Honorario Doctora Causa, Lima, Peru, 2009
President’s Award, Colorado...