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Rains replenish soil, increase walnut blight risk in Tehama County - with Rick Buchner of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (4/6/16)

Groundwater law, winter rain trigger flood of aquifer-recharge experiments around California - with Andy Fisher and Sarah Beganskas of UC Santa Cruz and Thomas Harter of UC Davis (3/25/16)

Groundwater gets a recharge from worried farmers, scientists - with Helen Dahlke, Graham Fogg, and Toby O'Geen of UC Davis (3/22/16)

In California, Dealing With A Drought And Preparing For A Flood - with Marty Ralph of UC San Diego (3/18/16)

Flooding: Water potential - with Kristina Hill of UC Berkeley (3/16/16)

Parched California Tries to Grab Storm Water before It Escapes - with Andrew Fisher of UC Santa Cruz (3/10/16)

Recent Storms Increase Water Levels at California Lakes - with Doug Parker of UC Agriculture of Natural Resources (3/8/16)

Atmospheric Rivers: A Blessing and a Curse - with Marty Ralph of UC San Diego (3/4/16)

Wet winter invites flooding research on Valley farms - with Helen Dahlke and Ken Shackel of UC Davis (3/3/16)

Will El Niño's punch return in March? California snowpack needs renewal of drought-busting storms - with Jay Lund of UC Davis (2/29/16)

UCSB Researchers Use Special Gear to Study El Nino Impacts on Coastline (2/19/16)

EL NINO: New flood insurance signups set record - with Richard Minnich of UC Riverside (2/16/16)

Fact & Fiction: Ending California’s Drought - with Jay Lund of UC Davis (2/16/16)

Heat Wave: Does State’s Slip into an Early Spring Mean El Niño Rains Are Almost Over? - with Doug Parker of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (2/9/16)

Scientists Say Levees Can Increase Flood Risk And Long-Term Damage - with Nicolas Pinter of UC Davis (2/9/16)

Climate Change Could Bring Bigger, Wetter Storms to California, Study Says - with Marty Ralph of UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography (2/9/16)

The great wet hope: Will this winter's Niño end California's prolonged drought? - with Jay Lund of UC Davis (2/8/16)

El Niño and Climate Change Are Pushing California off a Cliff - with Marc Beyeler of UC Santa Cruz (2/5/16)

El Nino batters landmark ship beached on California coast - with Gary Griggs of UC Santa Cruz (2/5/16)

First-of-its-kind groundwater project begins - with Helen Dahlke of UC Davis (1/27/16)

El Niño Means It’s Warmer Than Usual. Take Away the El Niño? That’s Warmer Than Usual, Too. - with Tim Barnett of UC San Diego's Scripps Institution for Oceanography (1/26/16)

Water levels on the rise, but slowly in Monterey County - with Michael Cahn of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (1/26/16)

Could El Niño Actually End California's Drought? - with Lynn Ingram of UC Berkeley (1/22/16)

Sierra is white with snow, but more drought solutions needed - by Roger Bales of UC Merced (1/21/16)

Why El Niño Is Driving Up the Cost of Produce - with Nicolas Pinter of UC Davis (1/21/16)

Capturing El Niño’s rains, California farmers flood their fields - with Ken Shackel and Helen Dahlke of UC Davis (1/20/16)

WTF happened to El Nino? - with Jin-Yi Yu and Amir AghaKouchak of UC Irvine (1/20/16)

Researchers test a possible drought solution by flooding an almond farm - with Helen Dahlke of UC Davis and Roger Duncan of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (1/20/16)

Scientists Flood Almond Orchards To Restore Groundwater in California - with Ken Shackel and Helen Dahlke of UC Davis (1/20/16)

Researchers show off groundwater recharge near Modesto - with Helen Dahlke of UC Davis (1/19/16)

Stormwater floods Modesto almond orchard in experiment to restore aquifer - with Ken Shackel and Helen Dahlke of UC Davis (1/19/16)

State Issues First Stormwater Capture Permit - with Helen Dahlke of UC Davis (1/19/16)

UC Davis Scientists Flood Modesto Orchards In Hopes Of Finding Way To Restore Groundwater - with Ken Shackel of UC Davis (1/19/16)

Dungeness crab high neurotoxin levels caused by El Nino - with Raphael Kudela of UC Santa Cruz (1/18/16)

El Nino peaks: What the downward slope means for Monterey Bay - with Raphael Kudela of UC Santa Cruz (1/13/16)

Workshop in SLO will offer strategies for collecting rainwater - by Andrea Peck of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Master Gardener program (1/12/16)

Calif. rangeland growth slow despite steady winter rains - with Josh Davy of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (1/12/16)

Rainstorms, tides and El Niño are reshaping Monterey Bay beaches - with Gary Griggs of UC Santa Cruz (1/12/16)

UC San Diego’s professor Kenneth Barrese keeps teaching as class floods during El Niño storm (1/8/16)

As El Niño rains arrive, Los Angeles shunts precious water to sea - by Jon Christensen of UCLA (1/5/16)

San Joaquin Valley tree-fruit farmers welcome wintry weather - with David Doll of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (1/1/16)

Sierra Snowpack Above Average, Measurement Shows - with Jay Lund of UC Davis (1/1/16)

Storm runoff could help replenish dwindling California aquifers - with Andrew Fisher and Elen Teo of UC Santa Cruz (12/28/16)

Nicholas Pinter, El Niño expert - with Nicholas Pinter of UC Davis (12/24/15)

These Milk Carton Devices May Save California from Drought - with Marty Ralph of UC San Diego's Scripps Institution for Oceanography (12/21/15)

California Wants to Store Water for Farmers, but Struggles Over How to Do It - with Jay Lund of UC Davis (12/21/15)

Warm El Niño Water Meets a North Pacific Already Disrupted By The Blob - with Catherine Davis and John Largier of UC Davis (12/16/15)

El Niño Could Ignite Amazon, Drench California - with Jim Randerson of UC Irvine (12/16/15)

This Year's El Niño Could Lead To More Fires In Tropical Forests - with Jim Randerson of UC Irvine (12/15/15)

Southern California Researchers Help Tijuana Residents Prepare For Rains - with Kim Serrano of UC Irvine (12/15/15)

Mega Niño WILL bring relief to California: Nasa maps how weather phenomenon will increase rainfall and wildfires - with Jim Randerson of UC Irvine (12/15/15)

Almond grower says flooding orchards replenishes groundwater - with Helen Dahlke and Toby O'Geen of UC Davis (12/7/15)

California Farmers Will Intentionally Flood Their Fields This Winter - with Toby O'Geen of UC Davis (12/1/15)

Is This El Niño Really Set to Bring Epic Precipitation? Be Careful What You Wish For… - with Doug Parker of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (11/30/15)

UC Davis El Niño summit brings new perspective - with Michael Dettinger of UC San Diego Scripps Institution for Oceanography (11/20/15)

Drought: El Niño is not the cavalry - by Kit Batten and Mark Lubell of UC Davis (11/19/15)

Expert Analysis: 5 potential El Niño consequences - with Graham Fogg and Jay Lund of UC Davis (11/19/15)

California Climate and Health, Part II: It’s in the Water - with Jay Lund of UC Davis (11/18/15)

Nut orchard sanitation, planting, and orchard maintenance in a wet El Niño Year - with David Doll of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (11/18/15)

California Farmers Will Intentionally Flood Their Fields This Winter - with Helen Dahlke and Anthony O'Geen of UC Davis (11/17/15)

El Nino may help clear desert mountain burn areas - with Laosheng Wu of UC Riverside (11/16/15)

El Nino rain, snow lost to lack of infrastructure - with Helen Dahlke of UC Davis (11/16/15)

El Nino sends rare tropical visitors to California waters - with Milton Love of UC Santa Barbara (11/13/15)

UC scientists test inexpensive way to capture El Niño rains - with Helen Dahlke and Toby O'Geen of UC Davis (11/12/15)

Rain, Snow Don't Abate Importance of Fire Fuel Breaks - with Ryan DeSantis of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (11/10/15)

The Secret Life of a Raindrop - with Bill Dietrich and Todd Dawson of UC Berkeley (11/9/15)

How California could get smarter about droughts and flooding - with Toby O'Geen and Thomas Harter of UC Davis (11/9/15)

Hey LA, El Nino rain is far from a sure thing - with Jin-Yi Yu and Amir AghaKouchak of UC Irvine (11/9/15)

Disaster foretold - with Solomon Hsiang of UC Berkeley (11/7/15)

Let’s cultivate our soils wisely - by Jeff Mitchell and Randy Southard of UC Davis (10/29/15)

Underground Reservoirs Preferred Water Storage - with Helen Dahlke of UC Davis (10/29/15)

Replanting Trees as Harvest Ends - with David Doll of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (10/28/15)

Farmers use age-old method of flooding fields to capture El Niño rain - with Toby O'Geen of UC Davis (10/27/15)

La preparación ante una emergencia será fundamental en este invierno, advierten especialistas - with Sam Sandoval of UC Davis (10/27/15)

Currents of Change: Tracking the El Nino Data - with Jeroen Molemaker of UCLA (10/26/15)

California farmers hope to capture El Niño rains - with Toby O'Geen of UC Davis (10/26/15)

Farms should prep for wet, windy winter - with Jeff Mitchell of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (10/26/15)

Well-managed soils are ready to weather El Niño - with Jeff Mitchell of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources and Randal Southard of UC Davis (10/26/15)

UC Davis maps farmland that can 'bank' groundwater during El Niño rains - with Toby O'Geen and Helen Dahlke of UC Davis (10/22/15)

Groundwater: Farmers employ methods meant to boost supply - with Helen Dahlke of UC Davis (10/21/15)

Drought-Stricken California Prepares For Strong El Niño Winter - with Jay Lund of UC Davis (10/19/15)

Deslaves e inundaciones repentinas, la antesala de lo que le espera al Sur de California, advierten experts  - with Sam Sandoval of UC Davis (10/19/15)

Are we ready for El Niño? - by Trisha Rose of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Master Gardener program (10/18/15)

EL NIÑO: Nice year for a white winter? - with Richard Minnich of UC Riverside (10/17/15)

NOAA says El Niño unlikely to pull California out of drought - with Paul Ullrich of UC Davis (10/15/15)

'El Niño' Could Rival Strongest Ever - with Jay Famiglietti of UC Irvine (10/15/15)

While Lake Tahoe is due for a big winter, are we prepared for the potential negative environmental impacts? - with Heather Segale of UC Davis (10/14/15)

Will El Niño ‘solve’ drought? Not if the rain falls in Southern California - with Noah Garrison of UCLA and Jay Lund of UC Davis (10/4/15)

Drought-Weakened Trees Could Pose Danger This Winter - with Joe McBride of UC Berkeley (9/28/15)

Flooding California Farmlands Might Restore Groundwater - with Ken Shackle of UC Davis (9/22/15)

California drought and impending El Niño raise fears of levee breaks - with Jeff Mount of UC Davis (9/21/15)

Fire to Flooding: Can California's Economy Survive Nature's Fury? - with Jerry Nickelsburg of UCLA (9/21/14)

Residents told to keep up conservation - with Faith Kearns of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (9/16/15)

For California, El Niño’s Dark Clouds Could Mean Rain but Also Trouble - with Michael Hanemann of UC Berkeley (9/10/15)

Farm flooding could address overdraft - with Helen Dahlke, Anthony O'Geen, William Horwath, Ken Shackel, and Astrid Volder of UC Davis (9/10/15)\

El Niño – what it will bring this year and how it could change with global warming - by Catherine Gautier of UC Santa Barbara (9/10/15)

Hopes for a Strong El Niño Fade in Parched California - with David Pierce of UC San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography (9/9/14)

Weak El Niño Unlikely To Bring Drought-Relief To San Diego - with David Pierce of UC San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography (9/8/14)

What would it take to end California’s drought? - by Faith Kearns and Doug Parker of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (9/1/15)

Drought Myth-Busting: Why El Niño Is Never A Good Bet - with Jay Lund of UC Davis (9/1/14)

Ranchers remain cautious despite El Nino forecast - with Roger Ingram of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (8/25/15)

El Niño Unlikely to Solve California Drought - with Jay Lund of UC Davis (8/19/15)

El Niño keeps growing, but no guarantee California drought will end - with Jay Lund of UC Davis (8/14/15)

El Niño forecasts dampen hopes for Calif. water reforms - with Jay Lund of UC Davis, Brian Gray of UC Hastings, and Michael Hanemann of UC Berkeley (8/13/15)

Farmers hope El Niño brings more rain, just not too much - with Surrendra Dara of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (8/7/15)

Researchers: Replenish aquifers by flooding fields in winter - with Anthony O’Geen and Helen Dahlke of UC Davis (8/4/15)

Mild winter, dry conditions spawn uptick in pests - with Shimat Joseph of  UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (8/3/15)

As California Dries Up, Locals Hope for El Niño - with Jay Famiglietti of UC Irvine (7/18/14)

To Relieve Drought in California, Strong El Nino Is Needed - with Doug Parker of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (7/10/14)

Research project in Stanislaus County will see if winter flood irrigation refills aquifers - with Roger Duncan of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources and Ken Shackel of UD Davis (7/9/15)

California wildflowers are threatened by recent warmer winters - with Susan Harrison, Elise Gornish and Stella Copeland of UC Davis (6/25/15)

Thirsty California pins hopes on El Niño's return - with John Monteverdi of San Francisco State University (3/21/14)

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