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Dedicated to independent, problem-solving research on California’s critical water issues


Hiring Students for the Summer - Job Opportunity (CLOSED)

The Center for Watershed Sciences is looking for two field-hardy, ecology-oriented students this summer to assist in a research project investigating the habitat-use of Sierra Nevada Yellow-Legged Frogs (Rana sierrae) in high elevation streams.  Please see attached for details. 

Employment Opportunity at CWS - Junior Specialist. Posting Ends 5/11

CWS is hiring a new Junior Specialist in the Johnson lab, starting this summer. Closing date for applications is May 11th. The job will mainly be lab-based (fish dissection, otolith prepping, reading, and isotope analyses), but there will be opportunities for data analysis, contributing to publications, and occasional field work. The current position is for up to 1 year with the potential for extension.  Please share advertisement widely.  See advertisement here: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02128. 

California Extreme Precipitation Symposium 2018, 7/9

The California Extreme Precipitation Symposium is an informal day of scientific and technical presentations meant to increase our knowledge and understanding of extreme precipitation events. Goals of CEPSYM are to improve flood risk management planning and increase warning time for large floods.

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Monday, July 9, 2018 New date
UC Davis Conference Center

Theme: Paleoclimate Insights for Planning Future Water Resources in California

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Authors: S.E. Null; J.H. Viers
Journal Article 2013