News Worth Noting: Workshop on Delta Carbon Credits to be held Tuesday; UC Riverside library welcomes new water resources librarian; Weekly water and climate report

Workshop on Delta Carbon Credits to be held Tuesday

From the Delta Conservancy:

Detla Conservancy Logo 2The Delta Conservancy and partners are sponsoring a Delta Carbon Workshop on the Economics of Carbon Credits on June 21, 2016, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, at the Conservancy Office, 1450 Halyard Dr., Ste 6, West Sacramento. The objective of the workshop will be to explore the various cost components that go into verifying, registering, and selling carbon credits; processes for finding buyers and negotiating agreements; credit sale contracts structures; and revenue compared to project implementation costs. An agenda for the workshop, with call in information can be found here. We hope you will join us and encourage others who may have an interest in attending.

UC Riverside library welcomes new water resources librarian

From the University of California Riverside:

ucr logoThough only in his second month at the UCR Library, Kent LaCombe is already in the midst of several projects designed to help better preserve and provide access to the library’s rich collection of water-related materials. As the Water Resources Librarian he is responsible for managing and curating the library’s unique contemporary and historic materials devoted to all aspects of water resources held in both the Special Collections’ Water Resources Collections and Archives (WRCA) and in the general collection.

LaCombe’s educational and professional background make him well-positioned to oversee the growth and evolution of a collection that currently boasts more than 200,000 technical reports, 1,500 specialized newsletters, 5,000 maps, 200 manuscript collections, and 45,000 historic photographs documenting water history. …

Continue reading at UC Riverside by clicking here.

Weekly water and climate update: Record Texas floods continue

From the USDA:

water reportThe Natural Resources Conservation Service produces this weekly report using data and products from the National Water and Climate Center and other agencies. The report focuses on seasonal snowpack, precipitation, temperature, and drought conditions in the U.S.

Deadly Texas flooding continued this week with strong storms still hampering parts of the state. FEMA granted the Texas request for 12 counties to be declared as major disasters.

Click here to read the report.

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