New UA report shows trees damaged by drought

September 15, 2012

The fact that Arizona’s in a drought is not news. But, that drought’s impact on trees is.

A new report from researchers at the University of Arizona shows higher temperatures and lack of moisture doesn’t just make life less pleasant for people, it can also kill trees in the Southwest. Jeremy Weiss is a Senior Research Specialist in the UA Department of Geosciences and the report’s lead author. KJZZ's Mark Brodie spoke to him about the findings.

Updated 9/17/2012 at 9:19 a.m.