California forest die-off linked to multi-year deep soil drying in 2012–2015 drought

Nature Geoscience | July 1st, 2019

Summary

Widespread episodes of recent forest die-off have been tied to the occurrence of anomalously warm droughts, although the underlying mechanisms remain inadequately

California Hydraulic Mining under the Caminetti Act

Scientific American | July 21st, 1900

Summary

The gold deposits of California are, for a large part, contained in gravel beds once the channel of rivers which formed the drainage of the west slope of th

California Water Plan 2013: Mountain Counties Regional Report

California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | October 30th, 2014

Summary

As the State works to solve the water crisis in California, the potential for redirected impacts in the Mountain Counties Area is acute. It is critical that the State rec

California’s Water: Protecting Headwaters

Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | October 1st, 2016

Summary

Mountainous regions provide most of the state’s water supply. But major problems loom— from a growing risk of wildfires to a shrinking snowpack. This brief outlin

Climate change decisive for Asia’s snow meltwater supply

Nature Climate Change | June 24th, 2021

Summary

Streamflow in high-mountain Asia is influenced by meltwater from snow and glaciers, and determining impacts of climate change on the region’s cryosphere is essential to

Climate change is increasing the likelihood of extreme autumn wildfire conditions across California

Environmental Research Letters, IOP Publishing | August 20th, 2020

Summary

California has experienced devastating autumn wildfires in recent years. These autumn wildfires have coincided with extreme fire weather conditions during periods of stro

Climate change is increasing the risk of extreme autumn wildfire conditions across California

Environmental Research Letters, IOP Publishing | March 26th, 2020

Summary

California has experienced devastating autumn wildfires in recent years. These autumn wildfires have coincided with extreme fire weather conditions during periods of str

Drowned Memories: The Submerged Places of the Winnemem Wintu

Archaeologies, Journal of the World Archaeological Congress | July 7th, 2009

Summary

This article is a brief overview of an instance where landscape inundation has disconnected culture from place. The Winnemem Wintu, a Native American tribe in Northern Ca

Effects of montane watershed development on vulnerability of domestic groundwater supply during drought

Journal of Hydrology | April 1st, 2020

Summary

Climate change is expected to reduce recharge to montane aquifers in the western United States, but it is unclear how this will impact groundwater resources in waters

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