The Mountain Research Station is located 26 miles west of Boulder, Colorado, off the Peak to Peak Highway (highway 72), between Nederland and Ward.
Driving directions: From Boulder: go west on Route 119 (Canyon Blvd) to Nederland, approximately 18 miles. At Nederland, follow Route 72 west (heading north) toward Ward for approximately 7 miles. Turn left at the green University of Colorado Mountain Research Station sign
Climate change may have profound effects on mountain forests and alpine tundra, and the benefits they provide to surrounding communities such as water, recreation, and forage. Warming of 2-5 °C is expected in the Rocky Mountains over the next 50 years.
Since 2009, a warming experiment run on Niwot Ridge by the University of California, Merced has been experimentally determining what...