Monthly Archives: October 2012

Halloween hydrology

By the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences staff If these 1950s ideas for solving California’s water problems don’t frighten you, we don’t know what will. Happy Halloween! The Cornell Plan Sidney Cornell, a Los Angeles construction engineer, circulated an … Continue reading

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Lessons from Hurricane Sandy for Bay Area business leaders

By Jeffrey F. Mount, geology professor and founding director of the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences As you read this today, Hurricane Sandy is colliding with cold air from Canada and creating an impressive storm in the Northeast. Strong … Continue reading

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Sierra frogs breed insights on river management

By Sarah Yarnell, hydrologist, UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences When dam operators schedule outflows to satisfy their downstream environmental obligations, they typically want to know, “How much?” How much cold mountain water must Shasta Dam release to preserve the … Continue reading

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