Posts Tagged ‘california’

Drought Causes Shifting Landscape

Monday, August 25th, 2014
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Loss of water, above and below ground, is causing the landscape to rise in regions across the western U.S.

Blue Whale Survival

Friday, July 25th, 2014
whales, ships, ship strikes, california, west coast, pacific, oregon state university, NOAA

Researchers suggest changing shipping lanes in busy West Coast ports to help protect blue whales.

Trucking Salmon

Monday, June 16th, 2014
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With the drought in California, salmon smolts are hitching a ride to get to the open ocean.

Saving Whales

Monday, June 9th, 2014
science today, life, whales, kathi koontz, oceans, crab fishing, entanglement, fishing, california, pacific

A team of dedicated volunteers work to free an entangled whale off the coast of 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.

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