Posts Tagged ‘california’

Earthquake Early Warning

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
earthquakes, warning, system, mexico, california, japan

Many countries get a heads-up before the shaking starts. When will the U.S. get a system in place?

Monitoring the Drought from Space

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
california, drought, snowpack, water, groundwater, fallow

Satellites will help California officials monitor drought conditions.

Drought hurting animals, plants

Friday, February 7th, 2014
drought, plants, animals, california, water, sustainability, weather

Migrations, eating habits and hibernations are thrown off by California’s drought.

Coyotes’ Tastes Turn To Seafood

Monday, January 27th, 2014
animals, beaches, california coast, coyotes, diet, ecosystems, oceans, sea life, seals

Coyotes hit the beach in their hunt for food.

Measuring Available Water

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
Water, California, Sierras, ASO, snow, hetch Hetchy, NASA, reservoir, drought

NASA’s Airborne Snow Observatory is measuring the amount of snow in the Sierras to determine California’s water supply.

CalBug

Thursday, December 12th, 2013
UC Berkeley, Calbug, Rosemary Gillespie, essig, insects, bugs, collections, entomology, pollinators, water, california

Scientists across the state of California need your help studying insects collected over the past 130 years.

California Energy Efficiency

Thursday, December 5th, 2013
California, Climate Change, energy, efficiency, policy, solar, wind, power, electric, hybrid, vehicle, emissions, cars, Steven Chu, George Shultz, Mary Nichols, Air Resource Board

A discussion this week revolved around climate change and California’s future.

Legless Lizards’ Lives

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
lizards, legless, reptiles, anniella, uc berkeley, museum of vertebrate zoology, uc, museum of paleontology, james, parham

Fascinating reptiles deserve fascinating names and homes!

California Legless Lizards

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
reptiles, lizards, snakes, legless, anniella, uc berkeley, fullerton, james, parham, california

Four new species of colorful legless lizards are described today.

Atmospheric Rivers

Monday, August 26th, 2013
noaa, atmospheric, rivers, rainfall, weather, floods, drought, California, water, lynn ingram

Atmospheric rivers control our weather and water resources in the West.

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