SCIENCE NEWS: California’s mercury legacy; Seasonal rain and snow trigger small earthquakes on California faults; Why the world’s rivers are losing sediment – and why it matters; and more …

In science news this week: Reclaiming the Sierra: California’s mercury legacy; Seasonal rain and snow trigger small earthquakes on California faults; Why the world’s rivers are losing sediment – and why it matters; Billion-dollar dams are making water shortages, not solving them; Dryland cropping systems research addresses future hunger and drought issues; and Eyes on Nature: How satellite imagery is […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Floodplain farm fields provide novel rearing habitat for juvenile salmon; An ambitious strategy for salmon resilience; Researchers probe explosion of pyrosomes off the Northwest Coast; and more …

In science news this week: Floodplain farm fields provide novel rearing habitat for juvenile salmon; Salmon survival in California: An ambitious strategy for resilience; Researchers probe explosion of pyrosomes off the Northwest Coast; New fact sheet from the USGS: Groundwater Quality in the Western San Joaquin Valley; Lost ecosystem found buried in the mud of Southern California coastal waters; Water […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Salmon migrate through Delta despite bridge’s influence; Toxic algal bloom in Monterey; Acidified ocean water along West Coast; Understanding a river’s thermal landscape; and more …

In science news this week: Chinook salmon and green sturgeon migrate through San Francisco Estuary despite large distortions in the local magnetic field produced by bridges; What caused the most toxic algal bloom ever observed in Monterey Bay?; Illegal marijuana grow sites: A stain upon public lands; Poor predictions: The 2017 salmon season forecast; Acidified ocean water widespread along North […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Changing climate could have devastating impact on forest carbon storage; California’s growing marijuana issue; Mining for answers on abandoned mines; and more …

In science news this week: Changing climate could have devastating impact on forest carbon storage; California’s growing marijuana issue; Mining for answers on abandoned mines; How exactly does water get to homes?; and Where rivers meet the sea:  Harvesting energy generated when fresh water meets salt water Changing climate could have devastating impact on forest carbon storage:  “New research from […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: New interactive webpage and new video tell the story of State of Bay Delta Science; Climate and ecology linked to Lake Tahoe clarity decline in 2016; Can meadows rescue the planet from CO2?; Floodplains and fish reintroduction; and more …

In science news this week: New interactive webpage and new video tell the story of State of Bay Delta Science; Comments due on 2017-2021 Science Action Agenda; Climate and ecology linked to Lake Tahoe clarity decline in 2016; Can meadows rescue the planet from CO2?; Floodplains and fish reintroduction: The 2017 Salmonid Restoration Conference; Salinas children restoring Monterey’s coastal dunes; […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: UCLA-led researchers track groundwater loss during drought in Central Valley; Lake Tahoe takeover; Bay Area scientists push back against federal freeze on meetings; and more …

In science news this week: UCLA-led researchers track groundwater loss during drought in Central Valley; Lake Tahoe takeover; Bay Area scientists push back against federal freeze on meetings; Endangered Southern California fish saved after population threatened by fire; How satellite data led to a breakthrough for Lake Erie toxic algal blooms; Dams a major driver of climate change; When birds […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Droughts and floods: California’s climate change conundrum; Sharks are dying by the hundreds in San Francisco Bay; Collaborative research project points the way to improving salmon recovery efforts on the Columbia River; and more …

In science news this week: Droughts and floods: California’s climate change conundrum; Sharks are dying by the hundreds in San Francisco Bay; IEP posts new edition of their Newsletter; Collaborative research project points the way to improving salmon recovery efforts on the Columbia River; Not just a game: Steelhead, science, and a race for survival; Cool new nesting boxes help […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Follow the flow: The state of the San Lorenzo River; Ancient groundwater may not be as clean as once thought; Mystery of the missing mercury at the Great Salt Lake; and more …

In science news this week: Follow the flow: The state of the San Lorenzo River; Ancient groundwater may not be as clean as once thought; Research suggests climate change likely to cause significant shift in Colorado River vegetation; Mystery of the missing mercury at the Great Salt Lake; Rising water temperatures endanger health of coastal ecosystems, study finds; and Trillions […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Enhanced Delta smelt monitoring program helps fill the void; Sierra snowpack bigger than last 4 years combined; Report recommends integrated and community-based approaches to data and modeling for the Delta; and more …

In science news this week: Wanted: More smelt data: Enhanced Delta smelt monitoring program helps fill the void; Sierra snowpack bigger than last 4 years combined; Report Recommends Integrated and Community-based Approaches to Data and Modeling for the Delta; Your comments requested on the draft 2017-2021 Delta Science Action Agenda; Tackling invasive iceplant; A decade of Delta research on juvenile […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Innovative program builds partnerships, provides wildlife habitat; The ecology of non-native fish in the San Joaquin River; Scientists link California droughts to distinctive atmospheric waves; Rivers, dams, and drive-by truckers; and more …

In science news this week: Innovative program builds partnerships, provides wildlife habitat; The ecology of non-native fish in the San Joaquin River; Turtles die in Southern California lake following drought and fire; Scientists link California droughts to distinctive atmospheric waves; Rivers, dams, and drive-by truckers; US streams carry surprising mixture of pollutants; 7 cool facts about water striders; An electric […]

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