Posts Tagged ‘drought’

Parched to the Bone

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
drought, groundwater, colorado river, water use, irrigation

Scientists find that the western states’ water use goes well below the surface.

Trucking Salmon

Monday, June 16th, 2014
SalmononTrucks

With the drought in California, salmon smolts are hitching a ride to get to the open ocean.

Water Use: Drought and Beyond

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
drought, water, pacific institutute, agriculture, irrigation, conservation

In a drier world, how can we use water more intelligently?

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.

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.

2012 Extremes

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
midwest, drought, extreme, events, weather, floods, hurricanes, storms, sandy, heat, climate, change, global warming, variability, el nino, la nina

When are extreme events part of natural climate variability and when are they due to climate change?

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.

Dirty Microbes

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
microbes, soil, mycorrhizal, fungi, bacteria, scientific american, agriculture, drought, GMOs, fertilizer

How can soil microbes improve farming practices?

Happy Earth Day

Monday, April 22nd, 2013
earth day, environment, pollution, great lakes, marine, ocean, rivers, colorado, drought, trees, climate change, ecology, evolution, energy, renewables, fossil fuels, solar, wind, power, flights

A few recent headlines to help you ponder and protect our planet.

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