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  • A Measure of Snow: A Report Based on Case Studies of The Snow Survey and Water Supply Forecasting Program

    A Measure of Snow: A Report Based on Case Studies of The Snow Survey and Water Supply Forecasting Program

    U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service | November 1, 2008...
    Summary

    Snow depth and snow water content data have been collected and disseminated throughout the Western United States for over 100 years. Early snow survey and...

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  • A rationale for effective post-fire debris flow mitigation within forested terrain

    A rationale for effective post-fire debris flow mitigation within forested terrain

    Geoenvironmental Disasters, Springer | May 25, 2018...
    Summary

    Watersheds recently burned by wildfires are recognized as having an increased susceptibility to debris flow occurrence. The great majority occur within the first 2...

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  • A study of methods to estimate debris flow velocity

    A study of methods to estimate debris flow velocity

    Landslides, Springer | September 16, 2019...
    Summary

    Debris flow velocities are commonly back-calculated from superelevation events which require subjective estimates of radii of curvature of bends in the debris flow...

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  • California Water Plan 2013: Mountain Counties Regional Report

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    California Water Plan 2013: Mountain Counties Regional Report

    Department of Water Resources | October 30, 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....

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  • California’s Water: Protecting Headwaters

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    California’s Water: Protecting Headwaters

    Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | October 1, 2016...
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    Mountainous regions provide most of the state’s water supply. But major problems loom— from a growing risk of wildfires to a shrinking snowpack....

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  • Environmental Health Risks from Abandoned Mines in the Sierra Nevada

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    Environmental Health Risks from Abandoned Mines in the Sierra Nevada

    The Sierra Fund | June 9, 2014...
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    The widespread pollution from Gold Rush mining activities, including mercury, arsenic and lead, constitutes the oldest and longest neglected environmental justice problem in...

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  • Estimates of Natural and Unimpaired Flows for the Central Valley of California: Water Years 1922-2014 (draft)

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    Estimates of Natural and Unimpaired Flows for the Central Valley of California: Water Years 1922-2014 (draft)

    California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | March 1, 2016...
    Summary

    Estimating regional water supplies that would have occurred absent human activities is a common practice in water resources planning. In this report, such...

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  • Estimating reservoir sedimentation rates at large spatialand temporal scales: A case study of California

    Estimating reservoir sedimentation rates at large spatialand temporal scales: A case study of California

    Water Resources Research, American Geophysical Union (AGU) | December 25, 2009...
    Summary

    Previous reservoir sedimentation models have ignored two key factors for large spatial and temporal modeling of multiple reservoirs: trapping by upstream dams and decreasing sediment...

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  • Forest Management (Resource Management Strategy)

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    Forest Management (Resource Management Strategy)

    California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | July 29, 2016...
    Summary

    Forest lands in California, the majority of which are in the middle to high elevation foothills and mountains, produce a diverse array of...

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  • Improving the Health of California’s Headwater Forests

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    Improving the Health of California’s Headwater Forests

    Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | September 18, 2017...
    Summary

    California’s headwater forests are not thriving under current management practices, and changes are needed to make them more resilient to periodic drought and...

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