Monthly Archives: July 2013

Project HOBBES: Assembling water models from the data up

By Samuel Sandoval Solis, Josué Medellín-Azuara and Jay Lund Computer modelers tasked with untangling California’s knotty water problems often find themselves entangled by incompatible or poorly organized datasets. They’re stuck for months trying to transform these datasets into model inputs … Continue reading

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How to save salmon: location, location, location

By Robert Lusardi Spring-fed waters are luxurious places for salmon and trout. They provide ideal flows and temperatures year-round and jungles of aquatic plants teeming with insects for easy snacking. In real estate, the saying goes, three things matter: “location, … Continue reading

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New environmentalism needed for California water

By Jay R. Lund California needs a new environmentalism to set a more effective and sustainable green bar for the nation and even the world. For decades, we have taken a “just say no” approach to stop, prevent or blunt … Continue reading

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