21st century California drought risk linked to model fidelity of the El Niño teleconnection

Nature Climate and Atmospheric Science | September 3rd, 2018

Summary

Greenhouse gas-induced climate change is expected to lead to negative hydrological impacts for southwestern North America, including California (CA). This includes a decr

A Basin-Scale Approach to Estimating Recharge in the Desert: Anza-Cahuilla Groundwater Basin, CA

Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) | November 2nd, 2021

Summary

The Anza-Cahuilla groundwater basin located mainly in the semi-arid headwaters of the Santa Margarita River watershed in southern California is the principle source of g

A Bayesian approach to infer nitrogen loading rates from crop and land-use types surrounding private wells in the Central Valley, California

European Geosciences Union | May 7th, 2018

Summary

This study is focused on nitrogen loading from a wide variety of crop and land-use types in the Central Valley, California, USA, an intensively farmed region with high

A Comparative Study for Estimating Crop Evapotranspiration in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

University of California, Davis (UC Davis) | April 23rd, 2018

Summary

Consumptive water use by crops, often referred to as evapotranspiration (ET), is frequently the largest component of an agricultural region’s water balance. This study

A conceptual model for floodplains in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

San Francisco Estuary & Watershed Science (UC Davis) | October 3rd, 2012

Summary

Floodplains are among the most biologically productive and diverse ecosystems on Earth and they provide significant benefits to society such as attenuation of floodwaters

A Conjunctive Use Model for the Tule Groundwater Sub-Basin Area in the Southern-Eastern San Joaquin Valley, California

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) | February 4th, 2003

Summary

The Tule groundwater sub-basin is an agriculturally-intensive area located in the eastern-central part of the southern San Joaquin Valley, California. Urban and a

A Guide for Using the Transient Ground-Water Flow Model of the Death Valley Regional Ground-Water Flow System, Nevada and California

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management | November 4th, 2006

Summary

This report is a guide for executing numerical simulations with the transient ground-water flow model of the Death Valley regional ground-water flow system, Nevada and Ca

A hybrid machine learning model to predict and visualize nitrate concentration throughout the Central Valley aquifer, California, USA

Science of the Total Environment | June 9th, 2017

Summary

Intense demand for water in the Central Valley of California and related increases in groundwater nitrate concentration threaten the sustainability of the groundwater res

A multiscale model for El Niño complexity

Nature Partner Journals (NPJ) Climate and Atmospheric Science | March 11th, 2022

Summary

El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) exhibits diverse characteristics in spatial pattern, peak intensity, and temporal evolution. Here we develop a three-region multiscal

A New Technique for Modeling Land Subsidence Facilitates Better Groundwater Management

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the Bill Lane Center for the American West | December 1st, 2019

Summary

Land subsidence – the sudden sinking or gradual settling of Earth’s surface – can occur naturally or be triggered by human activity. One of the most comm

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