Snowshoed scientists spotlighted on climate research

The latest UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences magazine spotlights the Watershed Center's climate research in the Sierra. Cover: In January, Joshua Viers (center), the studies' leader, with hydrologist Sarah Yarnell and biologist Ryan Peek at a meadow along the Bear River in Nevada County.

 "Their work covers far-ranging topics such as rate of spring snowmelt, status of mountain meadows, and water availability for hydroelectric generation—all central to better water resource management under hydroclimatic change," reports Outlook writers John Stumbos and Robin DeRieux.