Recent Publications

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

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: https://escholarship.org/uc/item/1rn0w1rz

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 http://escholarship.org/uc/item/5311s4wj

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. law.berkeley.edu/trading-sustainably 

Hunsaker, Carolyn T.; Safeeq, Mohammad. 2017. Kings River Experimental Watersheds stream discharge. Fort Collins, CO: Forest Service Research Data Archive. https://doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2017-0037

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: https://escholarship.org/uc/item/2439f051

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. https://escholarship.org/uc/item/24f413p3