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The USGS California Water Science Center works with state and other Federal agencies to conduct studies that will give water managers the knowledge they need to effectively allocate water resources under increasing demands.

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Water Year 2014, which ended September 30, 2014, was the warmest and the third driest in 119 years of record. Find out about changing drought conditions throughout the State.



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Climatic stress increases forest fire severity across the western United StatesClimatic stress increases forest fire severity across the western United States
Publication Date: July 2014
Publication Type: Journal Article

Effects of climate change and urban development on the distribution and conservation of vegetation in a Mediterranean type ecosystemEffects of climate change and urban development on the distribution and conservation of vegetation in a Mediterranean type ecosystem
Publication Date: September 2014
Publication Type: Journal Article

An approach for modeling sediment budgets in supply-limited riversAn approach for modeling sediment budgets in supply-limited rivers
Publication Date: October 2010
Publication Type: Journal Article


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