How Pokemon Inspired A Citizen Science Project To Monitor Tiny Streams

How Pokemon Inspired A Citizen Science Project To Monitor Tiny Streams

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In the fall of 2017, left, Stream Tracker volunteer John Hammond found this creek near Fort Collins, Colo., to be dry. A year later, it was flowing again.

How do we accurately forecast the amount of water that will be available any given year? It’s not easy. But some Colorado scientists think they’re onto a possible solution — inspired by Pokemon.

(Image credit: Kira Puntenney-Desmond/Colorado State University)

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