Our new paper in the Journal of Environmental Management, led by Dr. Chris Dillis, explores seasonal patterns of water use by cannabis in Northern California. Read the paper here!
We are excited to officially open a new research center at UC Berkeley, focusing on the environmental and social dimensions of cannabis agriculture in California. Check out our write-up in BerkeleyNews, a blog post by co-director Eric Biber at the
In the latest issues of Breakthroughs, the magazine of the College of Natural Resources, we identify five key lessons from our experiential education course, the UC Water Academy.
The Public Policy Institute of California has released a briefing kit on managing California’s water, highlighting the state’s most pressing issues including climate change, drought, headwater forest management, and securing safe drinking water supplies to disadvantaged communities.
Read our latest post on CaliforniaWaterBlog: Getting Strategic about Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation in California
California recently released the findings of its Fourth Climate Change Assessment. The assessment includes a statewide summary report, regional reports, and topical reports and are intended to translate the state of climate science into useful information for decision-makers and practitioners to
Check out the latest report from PPIC’s Water Policy Center, which recommends water policy reforms for avoiding negative social, economic, and environmental consequences from drought and a changing climate. Key reforms include: Plan ahead. Stronger drought planning is critically important
Check out our new paper in Climatic Change! Figure from paper illustrates how monthly streamflow in the interior mountain region of California responds to incremental changes in temperature and precipitation (relative to historical period). Black dots represent climate model projections
Fernando Nardi, Ryan Morrison, Antonio Annis, and Ted just published a paper in River Research and Applications, which describes a floodplain mapping approach that uses geomorphic principles and land surface topography to predict the distribution of floodplains across large geographic
Hot off the press, a new paper by Howard et al. in Freshwater Science identifies priority watersheds in California for conserving freshwater biodiversity.