A Perspective on America's Vanishing Streams

Journal of the North American Benthological Society | March 1st, 1990


The free-flowing nature of streams in the U.S. has been dramatically altered over the past century, especially through construction of dams. The Nationwide Rivers Invento

A Spatial Hedonic Analysis of the Housing Market around a Large, Failing Desert Lake: The Case of the Salton Sea in California

Journal of Environmental Planning and Management | March 2nd, 2018


Many lakes around the world exhibit acute environmental stress due to water transfers, persistent droughts, and polluted runoff. In addition, falling water levels worsen

Better late than never: a synthesis of strategic land retirement and restoration in California

Ecosphere | August 10th, 2018


Strategic retirement and restoration of agricultural lands is a critical conservation opportunity globally. The objective of this synthesis was to examine whether ecolog

Bioaccumulation of Pollutants in California Waters: A Review of Historic Data and Assessment of Impacts on Fishing and Aquatic Life

California State Water Resources Control Board, San Francisco Estuary Institute | October 24th, 2007


This report was written for the State Water Resources Control Board’s Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program (SWAMP) as a step toward the development of an im

Bulletin No. 38, Report of Kings River Water Master for the Period 1918-1930

California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | December 1st, 1931


*Scan quality is poor on alternate pages. Researchers may want to contact the California Department of Water Resources, or UC Davis, for access to the original.

Delta Vision Strategic Plan

State of California (California) | October 17th, 2008


When it was created by Governor Schwarzenegger’s Executive Order S-17-06 in 2006, the charge of the Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force (Task Force) was nothing less th

Delta-Estuary California's Inland Coast A Public Trust Report

California State Lands Commission (SLC) | May 1st, 1991


Effectiveness and Impacts of Dust Control Measures for Owens Lake

National Academy of Sciences/National Academies Press (NAP) | March 3rd, 2020


During the 20th century, the city of Los Angeles diverted surface water flowing into Owens Lake for water supply, transforming the large, closed-basin, saline lake into

Facing the Climate Gap: How Environmental Justice Communities are Leading the Way to a More Sustainable and Equitable California

University of Southern California Program for Environmental & Regional Equity, University of California at Berkeley College of Natural Resources | October 31st, 2012


California has traditionally led the nation in protecting and preserving the environment – and we have proudly continued the trend with the 2006 passage and ong

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