Recent Publications

Most of UC Water's publications are available open access through e-scholarship, but you can also contact us for copies.

Cantor, A., Owen, D., Harter, T., Nylen, N. G., & Kiparsky, M. (2018). Navigating groundwater-surface water interactions under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.

Miller, K., Nylen, N.G., Doremus, H., Fisher, A., Fogg, G., Owen, D., Sandoval Solis, S., Viers, J. and Kiparsky, M., 2018. California's Stream Flow Monitoring System is Essential For Water Decision Making.

Kiparsky, M., Fisher, A.T., Hanemann, W.M., Bowie, J., Kantor, R., Coburn, C. and Lockwood, B., 2018. Recharge Net Metering To Enhance Groundwater Sustainability.

Beganskas, S., Gorski, G., Weathers, T., Fisher, A. T., Schmidt, C., Saltikov, C., ... & Weir, W. (2018). A horizontal permeable reactive barrier stimulates nitrate removal and shifts microbial ecology during rapid infiltration for managed recharge. Water Research.

Zheng, Z., Molotch, N. P., Oroza, C. A., Conklin, M. H., & Bales, R. C. (2018). Spatial snow water equivalent estimation for mountainous areas using wireless-sensor networks and remote-sensing products. Remote Sensing of Environment, 215, 44-56.

Roche, J. W., Bales, R. C., Rice, R., & Marks, D. G. (2018). Management Implications of Snowpack Sensitivity to Temperature and Atmospheric Moisture Changes in Yosemite National Park, CA. JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 54(3), 724-741.

Kiparsky, M., Milman, A., Owen, D., & Fisher, A. T. (2017). The importance of institutional design for distributed local-level governance of groundwater: The case of California’s sustainable groundwater management act. Water, 9(10), 755.

Zhang, Z., Glaser, S., Bales, R., Conklin, M., Rice, R., & Marks, D. (2017). Insights into mountain precipitation and snowpack from a basin-scale wireless-sensor network: INSIGHTS INTO MOUNTAIN. Water Resources Research, 53(8).

Adams, L. E., J. R. Lund, P. B. Moyle, R. M. Quiñones, J. D. Herman, and T. A. O'Rear (2017), Environmental hedging: A theory and method for reconciling reservoir operations for downstream ecology and water supply, Water Resour. Res., 53, 7816–7831, doi:10.1002/2016WR020128.

Beganskas, S., and A. T. Fisher (2017), Coupling distributed stormwater collection and managed aquifer recharge: Field application and implications, J. Env. Management, 200, 366-379, 10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.05.058. eScholarship MRPI link:

Binz, Charles, Noosha Bronte Razavian, and Michael Kiparsky. 2017. “Of Dreamliners and Drinking Water: Developing Risk Regulation and a Safety Culture for Direct Potable Reuse.” Water Resources Management, doi: 10.1007/s11269-017-1824-1.

Cantor, Alida, Michael Kiparsky, Roger Bales, Susan Hubbard, Rónán Kennedy, Lidia Cano Pecharroman. Forthcoming December 2017. Data for Water Decision Making: Stakeholder Working Group Synthesis Report. CLEE, UC Water, CCST, DWR. Berkeley, CA and Sacramento, CA. 51 pp.

Fisher, A. T., S. Lozano, S. Beganskas, E. Teo, K. Young, W. Weir, and R. Harmon (2017), Regional managed aquifer recharge and runoff analyses in Santa Cruz and northern Monterey Counties, California, 130 pp, Project Report, California State Coastal Conservancy, Project 13-118, Santa Cruz, CA. eScholarship MRPI link

Green Nylen, Nell, Michael Kiparsky, Kelly Archer, Kurt Schnier, and Holly Doremus. 2017. Trading Sustainably: Critical Considerations for Local Groundwater Markets Under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. Center for Law, Energy & the Environment, UC Berkeley School of Law, Berkeley, CA. 90 pp. 

Hunsaker, Carolyn T.; Safeeq, Mohammad. 2017. Kings River Experimental Watersheds stream discharge. Fort Collins, CO: Forest Service Research Data Archive.

Kiparsky, M., A. Milman, D. Owens, and A. T. Fisher (2017), The importance of institutional design for distributed local-level governance of groundwater: The case of California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, Water, 9, doi:10.3390/w9100755. eScholarship MRPI link:

Knight, R., R. Smith, T. Asch, J. Abraham, J. Cannia, A. Viezzoli, G.E. Fogg, Mapping Aquifer Systems with Airborne Electromagnetics in the Central Valley of California, Journal of Ground Water, in press 2017.

Martin, SE and M.H. Conklin, Tracking channel bed resiliency in forested mountain catchments using high temporal channel bed movement. Geomorphology (Accepted), GEOMOR-6839, 2017.

Saksa, P.; Safeeq, M.; Dymond, S. Recent Patterns in Climate, Vegetation, and Forest Water Use in California Montane Watersheds. Forests 2017, 8, 278.

Saksa, P.C., M.H. Conklin, J.J. Battles, C.L. Tague and R.C. Bales, Forest thinning impacts on the water balance of Sierra Nevada mixed-conifer headwater basins. Water Resources Research (Accepted), 10.1002/2016WR019240, 2017.

T. White, A. Wymore, A. Dere, A. Hoffman, J. Washburn and M.H. Conklin, Integrated Interdisciplinary Science of the Critical Zone as a Foundational Curriculum for Addressing Issues of Environmental Sustainability. Journal of Geoscience Education, 65(2), 136-145.  Publisher - National Association of Geoscience Teachers, 10.5408/16-171.1, 2017.

Viers, JH and DM Nover. 2017. Too Big to Fail: Limiting Public Risk in Hydropower Licensing. Hastings Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 24, No. 1.

Zhang, Z, Glaser, SD, Bales, RC, Conklin, M, Rice, R, and Marks, DG. 2017. Technical report. The design and evaluation of a basin-scale wireless sensor network for mountain hydrology. Water Resources Research. DOI: 10.10002/2016WR019619.