Land, air and water resources
A team of UC Davis scientists describe unique opportunities to reform forest fire management.
Replenishing supply may benefit everyone in the drought-stricken Golden State.
Data will help researchers better understand Lake Tahoe's fragile nearshore.
In 2015, the drought will cost California agriculture $1.84B and 10,100 jobs.
Rustici Rangeland Science Symposium draws crowd to UC Davis.
CA&ES researchers are developing and improving technology to help manage California's scarce water resources.
Newly published UC Davis study questions the safety of nanomaterials.
Developing an accurate way to forecast nitrogen's effects on the climate cycle.
Determining the amount of ozone pollution drifting into California.
Dean Helene Dillard's editorial examines how UC Davis is seeking practical water solutions.
Extreme oxygen loss in oceans accompanied previous global climate change.
Deep ties with the area - and UC Davis - are helping one farmer take on agricultural challenges.
CalTrout makes historic commitment for endowed chair at UC Davis.
Four CA&ES faculty members awarded Hellman Family Foundation fellowships.
Popular undergraduate research conference hones student skills.
Larger reservoirs do not necessarily lead to increased storage amounts.
National award recognizes the universities' exceptional collaboration on a multistate research project.
Scientists have identified 181 California dams that may need to increase water flows to protect native fish downstream.
California has given away rights to far more water than it actually has.
Annual report explains how drought, climate change, and other factors are driving lake changes.
"A significant number of regions in California won't have groundwater available in another generation or two if we continue business as usual." -- UC Davis scientists Thomas Harter and Helen Dahlke.
Plant sciences professor: highest campus medal for service and dedication.
Experts available to the media: drought and water-supply issues in California.
Professor Mark Lubell describes weather’s role in building support for water projects.
UC Davis again ranks No. 1 in the world for teaching and research in agriculture and forestry.
Drought will have a multi-year impact on Calif. fruit trees; Ken Schackel, Dept. of Plant Sciences.
UC Davis is one of 10 nationwide sites to focus on climate change effects on farms and forests.
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.
The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences welcomes a new dean.
Of all UC campuses, only Davis made the top 10; UI GreenMetric World University Ranking.
Young sturgeon may be killed by unscreened pipes that divert river water.
Student organization at UC Davis creates wildlife habitats on campus and off campus.
The relationship between cattle grazing and numbers of Yosemite toads.
Plant disease expert Helene Dillard, who is associate dean and head of Cooperative Extension at Cornell University, has been named the new dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UC Davis, and will begin at UC Davis in late January 2014.
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.
As human life expectancy increases, so does the percentage of invasive and endangered birds and mammals.
Tilapia fish readily adapt to fresh or salty water, making them both good candidates for aquaculture and potential invasive pests.
It’s a man’s world for fish in a San Francisco Bay–Delta estuary.
Grad students answer the question, “What did you do this summer?” with stories of working abroad on agricultural development projects.
The California legislature honored UC Davis’ top ranking in agricultural teaching and research with a unanimous resolution.
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.
California farmers feel more threatened by climate policy and government regulations than they do by climate change.