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  • Prolonged California aridity linked to climate warming and Pacific sea surface temperature

    Prolonged California aridity linked to climate warming and Pacific sea surface temperature

    Nature | September 15, 2016...
    Summary

    California has experienced a dry 21st century capped by severe drought from 2012 through 2015 prompting questions about hydroclimatic sensitivity to anthropogenic climate...

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  • Human-induced changes in wind, temperature and relative humidity during Santa Ana events

    Human-induced changes in wind, temperature and relative humidity during Santa Ana events

    Climatic Change, Springer | November 24, 2011...
    Summary

    The frequency and character of Southern California’s Santa Ana wind events are investigated within a 12-km-resolution downscaling of late-20th and mid-21st century time...

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  • Evaluating Collaborative Institutions in Context: The Case of Regional Water Management in Southern California

    Evaluating Collaborative Institutions in Context: The Case of Regional Water Management in Southern California

    Sage Journals | January 1, 2014...
    Summary

    Regional collaborative institutions are seen as tools for improving collaboration and for reducing the inefficiency of fragmented management and planning. However, recent research...

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  • Holocene paleoclimate records from a large California estuarine system and its watershed region: linking watershed climate and bay conditions

    Holocene paleoclimate records from a large California estuarine system and its watershed region: linking watershed climate and bay conditions

    Quaternary Science Reviews, Elsevier | July 10, 2006...
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    The San Francisco Bay-Delta system includes a watershed that covers a large area of California and provides water to two-thirds of the State's...

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  • When Decentralization Fails: Governance and Inequity in California’s Drinking Water System

    When Decentralization Fails: Governance and Inequity in California’s Drinking Water System

    Western Political Science Association | April 4, 2019...
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    In the United States, there are more than 151,000 drinking water systems which operate at a variety of decision-making scales and under various...

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  • Local and synoptic mechanisms causing Southern California’s Santa Ana winds

    Local and synoptic mechanisms causing Southern California’s Santa Ana winds

    Climate Dynamics, Springer | August 25, 2009...
    Summary

    The cool, moist fall and winter climate in Southern Cali- fornia is often disrupted by dry, hot days with strong winds blowing out...

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  • Reconstructing the Mediaeval low stands of Mono Lake, Sierra Nevada, California, USA

    Reconstructing the Mediaeval low stands of Mono Lake, Sierra Nevada, California, USA

    The Holocene | December 1, 2019...
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    Palaeosimulations of Mono Lake covering the past 2 kyr have been conducted using a water balance model forced with tree-ring derived inflow estimates....

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  • Patterns and magnitude of flow alteration in California, USA

    Patterns and magnitude of flow alteration in California, USA

    Freshwater Biology | December 27, 2017...
    Summary

    The importance of the natural flow regime to stream and river health has received growing attention over the last two decades. Quantifying natural river...

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  • Overview of the ARkStorm Scenario

    Overview of the ARkStorm Scenario

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) | January 13, 2011...
    Summary

    The U.S. Geological Survey, Multi Hazards Demonstration Project (MHDP) uses hazards science to improve resiliency of communities to natural disasters including earthquakes, tsunamis,...

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  • Linking river management to species conservation using dynamic landscape-scale models

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    Linking river management to species conservation using dynamic landscape-scale models

    River Research and Applications | March 23, 2012...
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    Efforts to conserve stream and river biota could benefit from tools that allow managers to evaluate landscape-scale changes in species distributions in response...

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