CONNIE A. WOODHOUSE
School of Geography and Development
ENR2 Building, Room S526, University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona USA 85721-0076
Phone: 520-626-0235; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; fax: 520-621-2889
Ph.D. (December 1996) Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
MS (March 1989) Department of Geography, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
BA (May 1979) Prescott College, Prescott, Arizona
Professor (May 2013 - present), School of Geography and Development, Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, and Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Interim Director (Jan. 2014 – May 2015), School of Geography and Development, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Associate Director (Aug. 2012-Mar. 2014), School of Geography and Development, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Associate Professor (Jan. 2007 - Apr. 2013), School of Geography and Development, Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, and Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Physical Scientist (Apr. 2000-Dec. 2006), Paleoclimatology Branch, NOAA National Climatic Data Center, Boulder, CO
Research Scientist III, Fellow (Mar. 2004-Dec. 2006), Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado, Boulder
Adjunct Assistant Professor (Feb. 2001-Dec. 2006), Department of Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Faculty Affiliate (2004-2008), Department of Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Research Scientist II (Mar. 1999-Mar. 2004), Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado, Boulder
Visiting Scientist (May 1998-Apr. 2000), Paleoclimatology Program, NOAA National Geophysical Data Center, Boulder, CO
Research Scientist I (Jul. 1997-Feb. 1999), Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado, Boulder
National Research Council Associate (Jan. 1997- Apr. 1998), Paleoclimatology Program, NOAA National Geophysical Data Center, Boulder
RECENT PUBLICATIONS, Peer reviewed
Woodhouse, C. A. and G. T. Pederson, 2018. Investigating runoff efficiency in upper Colorado River streamflow over past centuries. Water Resources Research, 54, https://doi.org/10.1002/2017WR021663.
Wise, E.K., C.A. Woodhouse, G.J. McCabe, G.T. Pederson, and J-M. St. Jacques. 2018. Hydroclimatology of the Missouri River basin. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 19, 161-182, doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-17-0155.1.
Hallett, L.M, T.L. Morelli, L. R. Gerber, M.A. Moritz, M. W. Schwartz, N.L. Stephenson, J. L. Tank, M.A. Williamson, C. A. Woodhouse. 2017. Navigating translational ecology: creating opportunities for scientist participation. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 15, 578–586, doi: 10.1002/fee.1734.
Schwartz, M.W., J.K. Hiers, F.W. Davis, G. M. Garfin, S.T Jackson, A.J. Terando, C.A. Woodhouse, T.L. Morelli, M.A. Williamson, M.W. Brunson. 2017. Developing a translational ecology workforce. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 15, 587–596, doi: 10.1002/fee.1732.
Enquist, C.A.F, S.T. Jackson, G. M. Garfin, F.W. Davis, L.R. Gerber, J.A. Littell,J.L. Tank, A.J. Terando, T.U. Wall, B. Halpern, J.K. Hiers, T.L. Morelli, E. McNie, N.L. Stephenson, M.A. Williamson, C.A. Woodhouse, L. Yung, M.W. Brunson, K.R. Hall, L.M. Hallett, D.M. Lawson, M.A. Moritz, K. Nydick, A. Pairis, A.J. Ray, C. Regan, H.D. Safford, M.W. Schwartz, and M.R. Shaw. 2017. Foundations of translational ecology. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 15, 541–550, doi: 10.1002/fee.1733.
McAfee, S.A., G.T. Pederson, C.A. Woodhouse, G. J. McCabe. 2017. Application of synthetic scenarios to address water resource concerns: A management-guided case study from the Upper Colorado River Basin, Climate Services 8, 26-35, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cliser.2017.10.003.
McCabe, G., D. Wolock, G. Pederson, C. Woodhouse, and S. McAfee. 2017. Evidence that recent warming is reducing upper Colorado River Flows. Earth Interactions, 21, 1-14, doi:10.1175/EI-D-17-0007.1.
Malevich, S.B. and C.A. Woodhouse. 2017. Pacific SSTs, mid-latitude atmospheric circulation, and widespread interannual anomalies in Western US streamflow. Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2017GL073536.
Margolis, E. Q., C.A. Woodhouse, and T.W. Swetnam. 2017. Drought, multi-seasonal climate and wildfire in northern New Mexico. Climatic Change #, 1-14, doi: 10.1007/s10584-017-1958-4.
Wilding, T. and C.A. Woodhouse. 2017. Assessing the potential of pinyon pine for climate reconstructions in eastern California. Tree-Ring Research 73, 11-12.
Bracken, C, B. Rajagopalan, C.A. Woodhouse. 2016. A Bayesian hierarchical nonhomogeneous hidden Markov model for multisite streamflow reconstructions, Water Resour. Res., 52, 7837–7850, doi:10.1002/2016WR018887.
Routson, C.C., C.A. Woodhouse, J.T. Overpeck, J.L. Betancourt, N.P. McKay. 2016. Teleconnected ocean forcing of western North American droughts and pluvials during the last millennium. Quaternary Science Reviews 146, 238-250. .doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.06.017.
Littell, J.S., G.T. Pederson, S.T. Gray, M. Tjoelker, A.F. Hamlet, C.A. Woodhouse. 2016. Reconstructions of Columbia River streamflow from tree ring chronologies in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 1-21. doi: 10.1111/1752-1688.12442.
Woodhouse, C.A., G.T. Pederson, K. Morino, S.A. McAfee, G.J. McCabe. 2016. Increasing influence of air temperature on upper Colorado River Streamflow. Geophysical Research Letters 43, doi:10.1002/2015GL067613.
Routson, C.C., J.T. Overpeck, C.A. Woodhouse, W.F. Kenney. 2016. Three millennia of southwestern North American dustiness and future implications. PLoS ONE, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0149573.
Woodhouse, C.A. 2019. Missouri River Hydroclimatology Overview. Improving Sub-Seasonal to Seasonal (S2S) Precipitation Forecasting, Western States Water Council and California Department of Water Resources, San Diego CA, May 22-24, 2019*
Woodhouse, C.A. 2019. Tree-ring reconstructions of Colorado River streamflow: Drought and Implications for Power Generation. Centre for Energy Advancement through Technological Innovation International, Hydropower Conference, Tucson AZ, March 20, 2019*
Woodhouse, C.A. 2018. The Effects of Temperature on Colorado River Drought over Past Centuries Inferred from a Runoff Efficiency Reconstruction. When the Rain Stops: Drought on Subseasonal and Longer Timescales, Aspen Global Change Institute, Aspen CO, September 9-14, 2018*
Woodhouse, C.A. 2018. Using Tree Rings to Inform Water Resource Management. 2018 California Extreme Precipitation Symposium, University of California, Davis, CA, July 9, 2018*
Woodhouse, C.A. 2018. The Role of Dendrochronology in the 21st Century: Lessons Learned from Water Managers. Plenary, 10th World Dendro Conference, Thimphu, Bhutan, June 10-15, 2018*
Woodhouse, C.A. 2018. Southern California Perfect Drought: How Common? 10th World Dendro Conference, Thimphu, Bhutan, June 10-15, 2018
Woodhouse, C.A., G.T. Pederson, S. McAfee, G. McCabe, and K. Morino. 2018. Colorado River Runoff Efficiency: Placing the Instrumental Record in a Long-Term Context. Surviving Peak Drought and Temperature Workshop University of Arizona, March 29-30, 2018*
Woodhouse, D. Meko and E. Bigio. 2018. Where We’ve Been: Drought in the Southern California Paleo Record. Paleo Drought Workshop: Using the Past to Improve Drought Preparedness Now
April 19, 2018, San Pedro, CA*
Woodhouse, C.A. 2018. The impact of warming temperatures on Colorado River flow. Law of Colorado River Conference, CLE International, Tucson, AZ, Mar 2, 2018*
Woodhouse, C.A. 2017. Reconstructions of Paleo Droughts in Southern California. National Water Research Institute meeting, Orange County Water District, Fountain Valley, CA, Dec 5, 2017*
Woodhouse, C.A. 2017. Making the Connection between Quaternary Science and Decision Making. 2017 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, Oct 22-25, 2017*
Woodhouse, C.A. 2017. Evaluating the influence of air temperature and soil moisture conditions on Colorado River streamflow. Colorado River Hydrology Research Symposium, Las Vegas, NV, May 22 – 23, 2017*
Woodhouse, C.A., S.E. Frederick, G.T. Pederson, E.K. Wise. 2017. Spatial and Temporal Variability in Upper Missouri River Basin Droughts and Pluvials. Association of American Geographers Conference, Boston, April 5-9, 2017
Woodhouse, C.A. and G.T. Pederson. 2016. Warm and Cool Droughts: The Influence of Temperature on Colorado River Flow, GC13E-1238. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 11-16, 2016
Woodhouse, C.A. 2016. Using the Paleoclimatic Data Record to Understand Historical Precipitation Patterns. Workshop on Drought Vulnerability and Tools for Improving Water Resilience. Long Beach CA, October 19, 2016.*
* = invited