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Past Events

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 -
8:00am to 4:00pm

During UC Merced’s 2016 Research Week, the Center for Information Technology in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) will be hosting an Agricultural Technology Fair to showcase emerging technologies, cutting-edge research, and entrepreneurial innovation in the San Joaquin Valley.

For more information visit the CITRIS website or contact ...

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Towards A High-Resolution Hydrological Modeling and Data Integration Platform for the Western United StatesJay Famiglietti
University of California, Irvine and
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory/Caltech

Hydrological remote sensing has advanced significantly over the last decade, and will continue to grow with a number of recent and near-future launches. Arguably, a platform for synthesizing remote observations is an important step towards improved modeling, understanding and prediction...

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:15pm

The Vital and Alice Pellissier Speaker Series presents: 

Professor Jay Famiglietti, University of California, Irvine
Satellite Observations of the Epic California Drought: Realities of 21st Century Water Sustainability

RSVP: http://citris.ucmerced.edu/events/satellite-observations-epic-california-drought-realities-21st-century-water-sustainability...

Friday, March 11, 2016 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Professor Andrew Fisher (UCSC) illustrates a wholistic approach to groundwater recharge in his invited lecture to UC Berkeley's Civil and Environmental Engineering program: 

Linking stormwater collection to managed aquifer recharge: mapping, modeling, measurement, and monetization

Contact: 510-642-3261

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Restoring the San Joaquin River: How Environmental Law and Science Have Determined the River’s CourseDavid Sandino, Senior staff counsel
California Department of Water Resources

The San Joaquin River is the jewel of the San Joaquin Valley. However, one conservation group has described the river as the nation’s most endangered river due to water diversions and river channel modifications for flood protection. Although providing...

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 -
6:00am to 9:30am

"All of us are inherently connected to water through the food we eat, the water we drink and use in our daily lives, the electricity that powers our homes and businesses, the products we buy, and the ecosystems and environments that sustain our lives and our communities."

The White House recruited commitments for United Nations World Water Day and White House Water Summit to be held on March 22, 2016 at 6am Pacific. 

The White House Water Summit, which coincides with World Water...

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 4:30pm

The NSF Climate Change, Water, and Society (CWAS) graduate students, including UC Water affiliates, are focusing on SGMA for their annual State of the Science and Policy Workshop

4-5 April 2016 
University of California, Davis, Conference Center

Climate change and the...

Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 8:00am to Monday, April 11, 2016 - 5:00pm
Convened by The Institute on Science for Global Policy
California State University-Sacramento
Sacramento, CA, United States

Convened in partnership with California State University-Sacramento, this free, two-day conference is the culmination of a semester-long undergraduate class at CSUS about changing climate and its impact on fish, fire, and water policy in the Sacramento area.   Registration is now open.
 
"Water and Fire" brings together three internationally...

Thursday, April 14, 2016 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Join colleagues at Lawrence Bekeley Labs for Roger Bales presentation on the drought's striking affect on Sierra Nevada forests and water supply. 

California’s water supplies are facing unprecedented stresses, and the state’s water-management systems are struggling to meet both environmental and human needs (agricultural, municipal, industrial). Supplies are highly vulnerable to climate variability and extreme events, limiting options to respond to the...

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 8:00am to Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 5:00pm

Silver Anniversary, No Silver Bullet

UC Water professors and directors Martha Conklin and Graham Fogg will be sharing their research and perspectives with the diverse attendees of the California Water Policy Conference.

"What began as a vision by environmentalist Dorothy Green to bring different perspectives to the same table is now her lasting legacy as an established forum drawing participants from around the...