drought

  • Researchers look into the effects of repeated droughts on different kinds of forests
  • Climate hazard scientists connect 2018’s Four Corners drought directly to human-caused climate change
  • Researchers explores how to meet water demands during drought years
  • Stormwater runoff
    Water quality researchers part of multicampus project to combat drought with stormwater
  • Whittier fire July 8, 2017
    Scientists expand their fire research to evaluate urban wildfire patterns and resilience
  • Rear Admiral Len Hering
    The 5th Annual Central Coast Sustainability Summit at UCSB addresses renewable energy and sustainable water management
  • Record heat and drought are taking a deadly toll on California’s native trees, say UC Santa Barbara scientists
  • Matt O'Carroll and Jewel Snavely
    Recycled-water irrigation, new lab technology and outreach efforts will help UCSB achieve major water savings by March 2016
  • researchers in the data component
    Researchers receive funding to deploy a new way to measure groundwater use and to help deal with the state’s water crisis
  • A NCEAS working group study analyzes a variety of factors contributing to forest die-offs
  • Drought-Temperature Study
    Study by UCSB-led research team shows how record-high temperatures in California are worsening the already historic drought
  • From 2000 to 2003, a drought in the American Southwest triggered a widespread die-off of forests around the region, including many stands of quaking aspen.

  • Colin Kelley's research is perhaps the first to examine climate change in relation to a current war
  • Local water conservation specialists will share tips about how to save water at home in a public lecture at the Goleta Public Library
  • a video of the aftermath of the fire at UCSB's Coal Oil Point Reserve
    a video of the aftermath of the fire at UCSB's Coal Oil Point Reserve
    One person's wildfire is another person's research opportunity.
  • “Water (we going to do?)” is a lecture series aimed at the UCSB and local communities
  • Ethiopian wheat field
    CHIRPS relates space-based rainfall observations to current and historical ground-based rainfall data
  • Recycled water sign

    If the current drought continues into next year, water shortages throughout the state could become a reality.

  • A Bren School faculty panel to discuss water and the effects of drought in California
  • A longstanding commitment to water conservation positions the campus remarkably well to ride out the drought
  • video still of swirling embers during Tea Fire
    "Burn Cycle," an exhibition by artist and curator Ethan Turpin, depicts the many aspects of living with seasonal wildfires
  • Rising temperatures and protracted drought portend trouble for ecosystems, industries, people
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