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California Drought Improves; 2015 Warmest Year On Record

January 21, 2016 | Ed Joyce

Frequent storms have brought more improvement in drought conditions in California over the past week, with snowpack conditions above normal.

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NASA Study: California Drought Doubles Idle Farmland Acres

October 27, 2015 | Amy Quinton

Farmers in California's Central Valley have left more than one million acres of agricultural land idle all year long.

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Environment

California Drought: NASA Says Land Sinking Faster In San Joaquin Valley

August 19, 2015 | Ed Joyce

A new NASA report, commissioned by the California Department of Water Resources, shows groundwater pumping in California has caused land in the San Joaquin Valley to sink faster than in past.

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Project Will Study How Drones Can Improve Wildfire Management

August 17, 2015 | Amy Quinton

The Desert Research Institute in Reno is studying how unmanned aircraft systems might improve wildfire safety.

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Environment

Research of Atmospheric Rivers Key To Understanding California's Water Supply

February 3, 2015 | Amy Quinton

A team of scientists is launching state-of-the-art equipment by air and sea to study “atmospheric rivers.” The storms play a huge role in California’s water supply.

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California Needs 11 Trillion Gallons of Water To End Drought

December 16, 2014 | Amy Quinton

California needs one and a half times the maximum volume of water in Lake Mead, the largest US reservoir, to end its drought.

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Talk With NASA Astronauts Gets Kids Excited About Math And Science

August 27, 2014 | Bob Moffitt

Students at Elliott Ranch Elementary School in Elk Grove got a chance to talk shop Tuesday with NASA astronauts on the International Space Station. The students won a competition for the chance to have the conversation.

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