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Hotter Fires Are Transforming California's Forests

Oct 7, 2019 at 11:00am

by Molly Peterson, KQED Science

Hotter-burning wildfires are transforming California’s forests, and not for the better.

Foretelling Forest Death from Above

Oct 7, 2019 at 10:00am

By Kimberly M. S. Cartier, Earth & Space Science News

A satellite-based early-warning signal may spot the start of a forest’s decline and give forest managers more time to save its life

2019 Pulse of the Bay now available

Oct 9, 2019 at 10:00am

SFEI RMP

SFEI has announced that the 2019 Pulse of the Bay is now available for download from the RMP Pulse webpage.  

Study of past California wildfire activity suggest climate change will worsen future fires

Oct 9, 2019 at 10:00am

Study finds that climate has been the dominant controller of wildfire activity in the Sierra Nevada region of the past 1,400 years

Groundwater Governance Q&A with Anita Milman

Oct 8, 2019 at 9:00am

Michelle Horton, Stanford Water in the West

Milman discusses keys to successful groundwater governance, implications toward achieving water security

West Coast Fisheries "Comeback of the Century"

Oct 7, 2019 at 9:00am

NOAA Fisheries

Sustainable rockfish returns to market and to dinner plates around the world

Chinook Salmon Flocking to Revitalized San Joaquin River

Oct 8, 2019 at 9:00am

Nick Cahill, Courthouse News Service

A staggering number of Chinook salmon are returning to a California river

These Trees Survived California’s Drought and That’s Giving Scientists Hope for Climate Change

Sep 23, 2019 at 12:00pm

KQED Science, by Lauren Sommer

Scientists are racing to collect them species from around the globe in the hope that these “climate survivors” may have a natural advantage

Bay Area marshes could help slow global warming

Sep 23, 2019 at 11:00am

ABC 10 News, by Ken Miguel and Eric Thomas

Scientists are trying to see if restoring marshes is a way to reduce carbon dioxide in the air

Water year 2019 leaves reservoirs with good storage

Sep 25, 2019 at 11:00am

AgAlert, by Kevin Hecteman

As water years go, 2019 was all wet. With the new water year beginning Oct. 1, farmers and forecasters hope for more of the same

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