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A Delta Renewed: A Guide to Science-Based Ecological Restoration in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
A Delta Renewed: A Guide to Science-Based Ecological Restoration in the Sacramento-San Joaquin DeltaSan Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) | November 1, 2016...Summary
A Delta Renewed and the larger Delta Landscapes project are part of an ongoing effort to address these critically important challenges. They provide guidance...
Bay Area Green Infrastructure Water Quality Synthesis
Bay Area Green Infrastructure Water Quality SynthesisSan Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) / Aquatic Science Center (ASC) | June 1, 2018...Summary
San Francisco Bay is impacted by the numerous urban pollutants that flow from the surrounding landscape during storm events. In San Francisco Bay, total...
Building Drought Resilience in California’s Cities and Suburbs$0.00
Building Drought Resilience in California’s Cities and SuburbsPublic Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | June 1, 2017...Summary
Droughts are a recurring feature of California’s climate. Major droughts provide an opportunity to review management responses and derive policy lessons that can...
Building Ecological Resilience in Highly Modified Landscapes
Building Ecological Resilience in Highly Modified LandscapesBioScience | November 7, 2018...Summary
Ecological resilience is a powerful heuristic for ecosystem management in the context of rapid environmental change. Significant efforts are underway to improve the...
Changes in water consumption linked to heavy news media coverage of extreme climatic events
Changes in water consumption linked to heavy news media coverage of extreme climatic eventsScience Magazine, American Association for the Advancement of Science | October 25, 2017...Summary
Public awareness of water- and drought-related issues is an important yet relatively unexplored component of water use behavior. To examine this relationship, we...
Defining urban resilience: A review
Defining urban resilience: A reviewLandscape and Urban Planing, Elsevier | March 1, 2016...Summary
Fostering resilience in the face of environmental, socioeconomic, and political uncertainty and risk has captured the attention of academics and decision makers across...
Estimation of residential outdoor water use in Los Angeles, California
Estimation of residential outdoor water use in Los Angeles, CaliforniaLandscape and Urban Planing, Elsevier | July 1, 2014...Summary
The current study analyzes existing methods for estimating outdoor use and landscape irrigation in highly developed residential areas across Los Angeles. Outdoor use...
Evaluating the Effects of Turf-Replacement Programs in Los Angeles County$0.00
Evaluating the Effects of Turf-Replacement Programs in Los Angeles CountyUCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA Geography Department, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department, University of Utah | August 4, 2017...Summary
In 2014, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) undertook an unprecedented investment to incentive turf replacement throughout Southern California in response...
Evapotranspiration of urban landscapes in Los Angeles, California at the municipal scale
Evapotranspiration of urban landscapes in Los Angeles, California at the municipal scaleAmerican Geophysical Union (AGU) | May 24, 2017...Summary
Evapotranspiration (ET), an essential process in biosphere-atmosphere interactions, is highly uncertain in cities that maintain cultivated and irrigated landscapes. We estimated ET of irrigated...
Green Infrastructure Planning for the City of Richmond with GreenPlan-IT
Green Infrastructure Planning for the City of Richmond with GreenPlan-ITSan Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) | November 1, 2018...Summary
The City of Richmond, via the San Francisco Municipal Regional Stormwater Permit (MRP), is required to develop and implement a Green Infrastructure (GI)...