Drought-affected Trees (image) Carnegie Institution for Science Share Print E-Mail Caption Drought-affected aspen trees in Colorado. The paper's authors argue that assessments of drought-recovery need to account for the restoration of normal plant function, not just the amount of precipitation. Credit Image is courtesy of William and Leander Anderegg. Usage Restrictions With credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.