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SCIENCE NEWS: Linking critical zone water storage and ecosystems; The effects of repeated droughts on different kinds of forests; Where will snow survive in a warming world?; A new way to fingerprint drivers of water cycle change; and more …

Linking critical zone water storage and ecosystems “Consider a seasonally dry landscape in a hilly or mountainous region where little or no rain or snow falls for months at a time. How is it that months into t... Read More...

SCIENCE NEWS: How far we’ve come: A reflection by outgoing Delta Lead Scientist Dr. John Callaway; Chinook may rely on magnetic minerals to navigate; Using mark-recapture to estimate population size; Drones provide a bird’s eye view for enviro scientists; and more …

How far we’ve come: A reflection by outgoing Delta Lead Scientist Dr. John Callaway He writes, “As my three years as Delta lead scientist come to a close, I must say that I feel incredibly lucky to have had ... Read More...

SCIENCE NEWS: Coho climate challenge: identifying at-risk populations; Chinook salmon declines related to changes in freshwater conditions; Forecast errors and uncertainties in atmospheric rivers; Rising sea levels and river delta growth; and more …

Coho climate challenge: identifying at-risk populations:  "A wealth of data about the past can make it easier to predict the future. Biologists studying economically valuable salmon often have the advantage of ... Read More...