SCIENCE NEWS: Scientists call for improved technologies to save imperiled California salmon; Tracking fish on the move: Biotelemetry in the Delta; One wet winter can shake up San Francisco Bay’s invasive species; Banking on a future for California’s natural resources; and more …

Scientists call for improved technologies to save imperiled California salmon:  “Scientists working to protect California’s most endangered salmon say in a new report that key improvements in tracking Sacramento River winter-run Chinook through California’s complex water delivery system would help recover the species while the water continues to flow.  They recommend upgrades in tracking technology from tiny transmitters implanted into […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: New study verifies more paths to survival for endangered winter-run Chinook salmon; Using eDNA for spawning surveys; Monitoring tidal restoration projects in the Delta; Central California is losing $3.7 billion in crop yield per year due to soil salinization; and more …

In science news this week: New study verifies more paths to survival for endangered winter-run Chinook salmon; Using eDNA for spawning surveys; Monitoring tidal restoration projects in the Delta; Enhancement projects weed out invasives in Marin County; Central California is losing $3.7 billion in crop yield per year due to soil salinization; and more … New study verifies more paths […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Spotting redds: The art of biology; Piling it on: Benefits of large wood in streams; Floods are necessary for maintaining healthy river ecosystems; and more …

In science news this week: Spotting redds: The art of biology; Piling it on: Benefits of large wood in streams; Floods are necessary for maintaining healthy river ecosystems; Bridging the ‘practice science gap’ to optimize restoration projects; Timing is key in keeping organic matter in wet soils, study suggests; A new model yields a better picture of methane fluxes; Reducing […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Engineers model the California reservoir network; A (happy) climate change surprise; Groundwater depletion could be significant source of atmospheric carbon dioxide; and more …

In science news this week: Engineers model the California reservoir network; A (happy) climate change surprise; Groundwater depletion could be significant source of atmospheric carbon dioxide; Species may appear deceptively resilient to climate change; Recovery of West Coast marine mammals boosts consumption of chinook salmon; Steelhead spa: Pampering can promote future spawning; Multi-year La Nina presents opportunity to predict drought […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Where cattle graze and salamanders roam; Mediterranean California’s water use future under multiple scenarios of developed and agricultural land use change; SWAMP Fall Newsletter now online; New climate forecasts for watersheds and the water sector; and more …

In science news this week: Where cattle graze and salamanders roam; Mediterranean California’s water use future under multiple scenarios of developed and agricultural land use change; SWAMP Fall Newsletter now online; Completed! DEDUCE: Delta Environmental Data for the Understanding of a California Estuary; The Colorado River’s connection with the ocean was a punctuated affair; Low dose, constant drip: Pharmaceutical, personal […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Coming together in the name of salmon; Who’s eating who: Trees eat fish too; Trees tell us much about fire: What will we do about it?; Technology week: Exploring the wide range of technologies NOAA uses in its mission; and more …

In science news this week: Coming together in the name of salmon; Who’s eating who: Trees eat fish too; Trees tell us much about fire: What will we do about it?; Wire cages and hard work help prevent extinction of rare native plant; Partnership with state-run Nimbus Hatchery helps correct wayward 2017 fall-run Chinook salmon that strayed off course when […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Bumpy ride for salmon: Challenges of trapping and hauling salmon; Name that fish: Lodi Fish and Wildlife Office hosts vital multi-agency Delta fish ID workshop; ‘Sink’ or swim for salt marshes; NASA estimates global reach of atmospheric rivers

In science news this week: Bumpy ride for salmon: Challenges of trapping and hauling salmon; Name that fish: Lodi Fish and Wildlife Office hosts vital multi-agency Delta fish ID workshop; A return to the wilderness: Service biologists, partner agencies use pack mule train to transport Paiute cutthroat trout back into Carson Iceberg Wilderness after 71 years; Can the Bay Area […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Resiliency rising: State of the Estuary; Wildfires, water, and CAWSC science; Climate shifts shorten marine food chain off California; Mountain glaciers shrinking across Western US; and more …

In science news this week: Resiliency rising: State of the Estuary; Wildfires, water, and CAWSC science; Climate shifts shorten marine food chain off California; Mountain glaciers shrinking across Western US; Scientists see order in complex pattern of river deltas; Waterside lighting drastically disrupts wildlife in the surrounding ecosystem; To grasp water scarcity, researchers probe links between human and natural systems; […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Groundwater recharge: Refilling the lakes beneath our feet; Turning the tide on sea level rise; A restored habitat grows up; Regreening the planet could account for one-third of climate mitigation; and more …

In science news this week: Groundwater recharge: Refilling the lakes beneath our feet; Turning the tide on sea level rise; A restored habitat grows up; Drinker installation benefits bighorn and other desert species; Regreening the planet could account for one-third of climate mitigation; Cocktail tests on toxic waste called for; Precipitation patterns during every La Nina winter since 1950 Groundwater […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: How do we deflect Delta invasions?; Climate conditions behind deadly October 2017 wildfires; Salt marsh research warns of pumpkin-colored ‘zombies’; Rainstorm generator assesses watershed rainfall under climate change simulations; and more …

In science news this week: How do we deflect Delta invasions?; Climate conditions behind deadly October 2017 wildfires; Salt marsh research warns of pumpkin-colored ‘zombies’; Soil holds potential to slow global warming, researchers find; Rainstorm generator assesses watershed rainfall under climate change simulations; Droughts and wildfires: How global warming is drying up the North American monsoon; Decision to rescind WOTUS […]

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