Posts Tagged ‘sierras’

Drought Causes Shifting Landscape

Monday, August 25th, 2014

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

Granite Contributions to the Sierra Nevada

Thursday, April 10th, 2014
granite, sierra nevada, sierras, sequoias, redwoods, vegetation

Does granite help plants grow?

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.


Friday, August 30th, 2013
fire, wildfire, rim, sierras, sierra, yosemite, hetch hetchy

Links to visuals and articles about the devastating Sierra Rim Fire.

Ice Beetles

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

Academy entomologist Dave Kavanaugh heads to the Sierras tracking ice beetles.

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