California Institute for Water Resources
California Institute for Water Resources
California Institute for Water Resources
University of California
California Institute for Water Resources

Category I - Hydrology, Climatology & Hydraulics

Funded 2007-2008 

Joint inversion of groundwater flow and environmental tracer data for aquifer characterization (pdf)
Timothy Ginn, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Davis

Simulating and understanding variability in runoff from the Sierra Nevada (pdf)
Alex Hall, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UC Los Angeles 

High-Resolution Modeling of Flood Inundation (pdf)
Brett F. Sanders, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Irvine 

Funded 2006-2007 

Investigation of Groundwater Flow in Foothill and Mountain Regions using Heat Flow Measurements
Graham E. Fogg, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, UC Davis

Predicting the Impacts of Urbanization on Basin-scale Runoff and Infiltration in Semi-arid Regions 
Terri S. Hogue, Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Los Angeles

Investigating the Role of Large Woody Materials to Aid River Rehabilitation in a Regulated California River
Gregory B. Pasternack, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, UC Davis

Funded 2005-2006 

Monitoring California Water Resources from Space (pdf)
James Famiglietti, Department of Earth System Science, UC Irvine

Ecohydrologic Effects of Stream Restoration
Jeffrey Mount, Department of Geology, UC Davis

Plant Water Use in Owens Valley, CA: Understanding the Influence of Climate and Depth to Groundwater
Diane E. Pataki, Department of Earth System Science, UC Irvine

Funded 2004-2005

Estuarine Landscape Modeling of Suisun Bay 
David H. Schoellhamer, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Davis
Bassam Younis, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Davis

California-2100: Assessing Future Water Resources Over California 
Bryan C. Weare, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, UC Davis

Funded 2003-2004

Feasibility of Snowpack Characterization Using Remote Sensing and Advanced Data Assimilation Techniques 
Steven A. Margulis, Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Los Angeles

Future Regional Climate Change in the Ten Hydrologic Regions of California: A Climate Modeling Investigation 
Lisa Sloan, Department of Earth Sciences, UC Santa Cruz

Funded 2002-2003

Predicting Flow and Sediment Transport in Steep Channels: Field Study and Flume Experiments to Develop and Test Models
William E. Dietrich, Department of Earth & Planetary Science, UC Berkeley

Sediment Storage and Routing in the Matilija Creek Basin, Ventura County (pdf)
G. Mathias Kondolf, Dept.of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, UC Berkeley 

Mount Shasta's Glaciers: An Endangered Resource? (pdf)
Slawek Tulaczyk, Department of Earth Sciences, UC Santa Cruz

Funded 2001-2002

Application of a New Model for Groundwater Age Distributions: Modeling and Isotopic Analysis of Artificial Recharge in the Rialto-Colton Basin, California (pdf) 
Timothy Ginn, Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Davis 

Emplacement and Release of Brines from the Subsurface
James Hunt, Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley

The Effect of Soil Water Content on Organic Chemical Sorption During Transport through Unsaturated Soil (pdf) 
William Jury, Department of Environmental Sciences, UC Riverside 

Funded 2000-2001

Assessment of the Structure and Function of Natural Hydraulic Jumps (pdf)
Gregory B. Pasternack, Dept. of Land, Air, and Water Resources, UC Davis 

Hydrodynamic Design in Coastal Wetland Restoration: Topography Optimization and Stability Assessment by Adjoint Sensitivity Method
Brett F. Sanders, Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Irvine

Hydrodynamics of Shallow Water Habitats in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Mark Stacey, Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley

Funded 1999-2000

Study of Ground Water Dynamics in the Kern Alluvial Fan, California
Jordan F. Clark, Department of Geology, UC Santa Barbara
Hugo A. Loaiciga, Department of Geography, UC Santa Barbara

A Stochiastic Sediment Supply Model for a Mountainous, Semi-Arid Landscape
Thomas Dunne, Environmental Science & Management, UC Santa Barbara

Understanding and Predicting Seasonal-to-Interannual Fluctuations in California Precipitation Using an Atmospheric General Circulation Model
John D. Farrara, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, UC Los Angeles
Jin-Yi Yu, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, UC Los Angeles 

Evaluation of the Effects of Surface Water and Ground Water Interactions on Regional Climate and local Water Resources
Xu Liang, Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley

Soil Water Monitoring Using Geophysical Techniques: Development and Applications in Agriculture and Water Resources Management
Yoram Rubin, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley

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