Aquatic & marine systems

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Lake Tahoe Mobile App Lets Visitors Be Citizen Scientists

Lake Tahoe Mobile App Lets Visitors Be Citizen Scientists

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Aug 19, 2015 11:31 AM

Data will help researchers better understand Lake Tahoe's fragile nearshore.

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Sunscreen Nanomaterials Harmful To Marine Life

Sunscreen Nanomaterials Harmful To Marine Life

by Kat Kerlin — last modified May 12, 2015 03:51 PM

Newly published UC Davis study questions the safety of nanomaterials.

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Funding A 'Refuge'

Funding A 'Refuge'

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Mar 30, 2015 11:02 AM

$10 million in new funding to continue work on endangered Delta Smelt.

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Ocean Acidification Threatens Coastal Communities

Ocean Acidification Threatens Coastal Communities

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Mar 30, 2015 11:04 AM

Nationwide assessment reveals communities in 15 states vulnerable to economic risk.

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Smothered Oceans

Smothered Oceans

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Feb 10, 2015 03:56 PM

Extreme oxygen loss in oceans accompanied previous global climate change.

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Identifying High-Priority Dams For Fish Survival

Identifying High-Priority Dams For Fish Survival

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 22, 2014 03:49 PM

Scientists have identified 181 California dams that may need to increase water flows to protect native fish downstream.

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Not Quite Water Rights

Not Quite Water Rights

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Aug 19, 2014 12:09 PM

California has given away rights to far more water than it actually has.

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State of the Lake: High (Tech) and Dry at Tahoe

State of the Lake: High (Tech) and Dry at Tahoe

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Aug 19, 2014 10:30 AM

Annual report explains how drought, climate change, and other factors are driving lake changes.

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Invasive water snakes: risk to native species?

Invasive water snakes: risk to native species?

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jul 08, 2014 01:45 PM

Snakes in a lake? Water snakes from eastern U.S. are invading California waterways

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Survey says ‘California’s blackbird’ in sharp decline

Survey says ‘California’s blackbird’ in sharp decline

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jul 03, 2014 02:05 PM

Tricolored Blackbird population has declined by 64% since 2008; endemic mostly in California.

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Invasive vs. endangered species: Is there a balance?

Invasive vs. endangered species: Is there a balance?

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jun 27, 2014 11:36 AM

Balancing invasive species, endangered species, restoration, and urban development.

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Brown Pelican breeding rates dismal in California

Brown Pelican breeding rates dismal in California

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jun 11, 2014 04:20 PM

An indication that an El Niño event could occur sooner than expected?

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Swim to sea? These salmon are catching a lift

Swim to sea? These salmon are catching a lift

by Ann Filmer — last modified May 19, 2014 03:02 PM

Salmon being moved by truck and barge to sustain their populations during drought.

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Finding common ground for farms and fish

Finding common ground for farms and fish

by John Stumbos — last modified Apr 21, 2014 11:14 AM

Floodplain research project mimics natural systems for more efficient water use.

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Sources on California's drought: UC Davis experts

Sources on California's drought: UC Davis experts

by Pat Bailey, Kat Kerlin — last modified Jun 18, 2015 11:52 AM

Experts available to the media: drought and water-supply issues in California.

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Drought has influenced policy changes before

Drought has influenced policy changes before

by John Stumbos — last modified Apr 15, 2014 11:28 AM

Professor Mark Lubell describes weather’s role in building support for water projects.

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California’s Tricolored Blackbirds in steep decline

California’s Tricolored Blackbirds in steep decline

by John Stumbos — last modified Apr 03, 2014 11:40 AM

UC Davis researcher Robert Meese is convinced the population will drop below 100,000.

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Impacts of conifer removal to restore aspen stands

Impacts of conifer removal to restore aspen stands

by Brad Hooker — last modified Mar 14, 2014 08:32 AM

Aquatic ecosystems can be protected when conifers are removed to restore aspen stands.

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Conserve water during landscape irrigation

Conserve water during landscape irrigation

by Jeannette Warnert — last modified Mar 10, 2014 02:39 PM

To conserve water, turn off irrigation sprinklers after rainfall when soil is wet.

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A timely strategy for salmon survival

A timely strategy for salmon survival

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 04, 2014 10:26 AM

Professor Peter Moyle makes a case for saving salmon and other native fish.

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Perspectives on endangered species

Perspectives on endangered species

by John Stumbos — last modified Feb 11, 2014 09:26 AM

UC Davis scientists Peter Moyle and Aaron Lotz share their perspectives on endangered species.

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Drought

by admin — last modified Apr 23, 2014 01:45 PM

Our scientists are engaged in wide-ranging efforts to address California’s severe drought. This work is helping the state’s fruit and vegetable farmers stretch limited water supplies, rangeland cattle ranchers in need of management information, and urban dwellers seeking water-saving landscape ideas. Other scientists are monitoring the impact of the critical water shortage on our environment. Here are some examples of what we’re doing to make every drop count.

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Rustici Endowed Research Project

by admin — last modified Jan 13, 2015 01:36 PM

Summary paragraph

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River water diversions threaten green sturgeon

River water diversions threaten green sturgeon

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 21, 2014 09:44 AM

Young sturgeon may be killed by unscreened pipes that divert river water.

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Wild Campus students create wildlife habitats

Wild Campus students create wildlife habitats

by afilmer — last modified Mar 18, 2014 02:35 PM

Student organization at UC Davis creates wildlife habitats on campus and off campus.

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Endangered Species Act sets a high standard

Endangered Species Act sets a high standard

by afilmer — last modified Jan 08, 2014 08:50 AM

Professor Peter Moyle's op-ed about the importance of the Endangered Species Act for fish.

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National survey finds frog abnormalities rare

National survey finds frog abnormalities rare

by Andy Fell — last modified Dec 03, 2013 09:57 AM

Good news for frogs and toads — the abnormalities of the 1990s are rarer, except in local hotspots.

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For fish and rice to thrive in Yolo Bypass, ‘just add water’

For fish and rice to thrive in Yolo Bypass, ‘just add water’

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Nov 04, 2013 08:45 AM

Rice fields in California’s Yolo Bypass provide a bug buffet for juvenile salmon on their journey to the sea, resulting in fat and fast-growing salmon.

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Three UC Davis students named Switzer environmental fellows

Three UC Davis students named Switzer environmental fellows

by John Stumbos — last modified Oct 29, 2013 02:07 PM

Angela Doerr, Sarah Moffitt, and Meredith Niles are conducting research on sustainable management practices for natural or agricultural ecosystems.

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New light on how some fish adapt to saltwater

New light on how some fish adapt to saltwater

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 24, 2013 04:11 PM

Tilapia fish readily adapt to fresh or salty water, making them both good candidates for aquaculture and potential invasive pests.

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Urban fish masculinized by hormone-mimicking chemicals

Urban fish masculinized by hormone-mimicking chemicals

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 23, 2013 12:37 PM

It’s a man’s world for fish in a San Francisco Bay–Delta estuary.

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Major gift addresses California water problems

Major gift addresses California water problems

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:53 AM

The Center for Watershed Sciences received a $10 million gift to build on its success as a center for problem-solving research on California's critical water issues.

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Climate change threatens extinction for 82 percent of California native fish

Climate change threatens extinction for 82 percent of California native fish

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:03 AM

Salmon and other native freshwater fish in California will likely become extinct within the next century due to climate change if current trends continue.

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Improving stream habitats in California’s Scott River

Improving stream habitats in California’s Scott River

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:07 AM

A UC Davis team is developing a groundwater management tool for better streamflow conditions for salmon and steelhead in northern California's Scott River Valley.

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Health defects found in fish exposed to Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Health defects found in fish exposed to Deepwater Horizon oil spill

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:08 AM

Crude oil toxicity continued to sicken a sentinel Gulf Coast fish species for at least more than a year after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, according to new findings from a research team that includes a University of California, Davis, scientist.

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Design It, Build It

Aug 21, 2015 Truscott donation allows landscape architecture students to dig in.

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UC Davis Receives Unique, $1.5 Million Gift from Aggie Couple

Jul 07, 2016 Michael and Joelle Hurlston have pledged $1.5 million to endow a first-of-its-kind chair position.

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Summer Internships

Jul 28, 2015 CA&ES students and Salinas Valley employers find common ground.

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