John Sabo, Arizona State University
Floods, droughts and the scaling of food chain length with drainage area in rivers
Floods, droughts and other extreme hydrologic events play key roles in coupling human and natural systems. Floods can cause tremendous damage and mortality and cripple local economies. By contrast, floods are critical to freshwater fisheries, some of which supply the majority of the protein to people in developing nations.
Wilson 128, UNC-Chapel Hill