Pupfish Re-introduced in Owens Valley, CA
Native Americans from the Pauite tribe, officials from the Bureau of Reclamation, and U.S. Geological Survey’s Anne Castle and Wes Danskin, will participate in ceremonies to re-introduce Pupfish to the Fish Slough area of Owens Valley, CA, on Tuesday, May 1. Danskin completed extensive hydrogeological work in the Owens Valley during the 1980-90s to evaluate the Owens Valley hydrologic system and identify the effects that groundwater pumping had on native vegetation. The study also evaluated alternative water management strategies to mitigate adverse effects caused by groundwater pumping.
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Danskin, W.R., 1998,
Evaluation of the hydrologic system and selected water-management alternatives in the Owens Valley, California: U.S. Geological Survey Water Supply Paper 2370-H, 175 p.
Dileanis, P.D., and Groeneveld, D.P., 1989,
Osmotic potential and projected drought tolerance of four phreatophytic shrub species in Owens Valley, California: U.S. Geological Survey Water Supply Paper 2370-D, 21 p.
Duell, L.F.W., Jr., 1990,
Estimates of evapotranspiration in alkaline scrub and meadow communities of Owens Valley, California, using the Bowen-ratio, eddy-correlation, and penman-combination methods: U.S. Geological Survey Water Supple Paper 2370-E, 39 p.
Hollett, K.J., Danskin, W.R., McCaffrey, W.F., and Walti, C.L., 1991,
Geology and water resources of Owens Valley, California: U.S. Geological Survey Water Supply Paper 2370-B, 77 p.
Sorenson, S.K., Dileanis, P.D., and Branson, F.A., 1991,
Soil water and vegetation responses to precipitation and changes in depth to ground water in Owens Valley, California: U.S. Gelogical Survey 2370-G, 54 p.
Sorenson, S.K., Miller, R.F., Welch, M.R., Groeneveld, D.P., and Branson, F.A., 1989,
Estimating soil matric potential in Owens Valley, California: U.S. Geological Survey Water Supply Paper 2370-C, 18 p.
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