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"Water Security in California in the Age of Drought: Linking Forest Management, Water Storage, Groundwater Sustainability and Carbon Neutrality"

Roger C. Bales, Professor of Engineering, UC Merced
  • "Water Security in California in the Age of Drought: Linking Forest Management, Water Storage, Groundwater Sustainability and Carbon Neutrality"
  • 2016-02-04T12:00:00-08:00
  • 2016-02-04T13:00:00-08:00
  • Roger C. Bales, Professor of Engineering, UC Merced
When
Feb 04, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (America/Los_Angeles / UTC-800)
Where
1130 K Street, Room LL3
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916-445-5100
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"Water Security in California in the Age of Drought: Linking Forest Management, Water Storage, Groundwater Sustainablity and Carbon Neutrality"

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Roger C. Bales

Distinguished Professor of Engineering, UC Merced

  Dr. Roger Bales is Distinguished Professor of Engineering and a founding faculty member at UC Merced, and has been active in waterand climate-related research for for over 30 years. His scholarship includes over 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and more presentations, book chapters, and reports. Currently, his work focuses on California’s efforts to build the knowledge base and implement policies that adapt our water supplies, critical ecosystems and economy to the impacts of climate warming. He works with leaders in state agencies, elected officials, federal land managers, water leaders, nongovernmental organizations, and other key decision makers on developing climate solutions for California. He is a fellow in the American Geophysical Union, the American Meteorological Society, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has been a professor at UC Merced since 2003, an Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the UC Berkeley since 2013. Previously, he was a Professor of hydrology at the University of Arizona from 1984 to 2003. He is Director of the UC Water Security and Sustainability Research Initiative, Director of the Sierra Nevada Research Institute (SNRI), and a researcher at the Center for Information Technology in the Interest of Society (CITRIS).


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