The author thanks the tribes at Wind River Reservation, the Wind River Office of the Tribal Water Engineer, and the Wind River Water Resources Control Board as well as the North Central Climate Science Center for supporting this research. Thanks also to research assistant Tyler Beeton. The findings and perspectives remain those of the author alone. The project described in this publication was supported by funding from the U.S. Geological Survey through the North Central Climate Science Center. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the North Central Climate Science Center, the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, or the USGS. This manuscript is submitted for publication with the understanding that the U.S. government is authorized to reproduce and distribute reprints for governmental purposes.
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