What’s New with Water UCI

Middle School Conservation Challenge

Join Water UCI for presentations by the first, second, and third place winners of Water UCI's Middle School Conservation Idea Challenge.Students will present their innovative ideas for improving water conservation in Southern California.  Who: UCI Graduate Students and highly qualified upper division undergraduates When: May 30, 2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Where: Calit2 Auditorium RSVP to [...]

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July 10-21, 2017 Summer Field Studies Program

A diverse set of UCI faculty will host a two-week field studies course this summer for UCI graduate students and highly qualified upper division undergraduates interested in learning how to conduct field studies of water resources. Participants will learn an interdisciplinary set of skills used by professionals to monitor water resources including flood risk, aquatic [...]

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Video: Measuring Subsidence in Central Valley, CA featuring Dr. Thomas G. Farr

Measuring Subsidence in Central Valley, CA featuring Dr. Thomas G. Farr On March 10, 2017, Water UCI hosted Dr. Tom Farr, UCSB Professor of Environmental Science and Economics, as the last speaker of their Winter Colloquium Series. In his lecture, Dr. Farr discussed how he uses interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) observations from satellite and [...]

Video: Measuring Subsidence in Central Valley, CA featuring Dr. Thomas G. Farr 2017-11-08T14:02:42-08:00

“Chinatown” – Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Film Screening of Chinatown and Panel Discussion on Water Resource Policy Issues facing Southern California Chinatown is a fictional re-telling of a true story - how Los Angeles acquired rights to the Owens Valley's water and diverted it to the city, permitting LA to grow and prosper - and for land investors (the water initially sent [...]

“Chinatown” – Film Screening and Panel Discussion 2017-11-08T14:05:15-08:00

Scholar-in-Residence: Dr. Aaron T. Wolf, Ph.D.

Scholar-in-Residence: Dr. Aaron T. Wolf, Ph.D. Water UCI's scholar-in-residence program consists of a multi-day visit by a distinguished scholar who meets with faculty, student organizations and other UCI centers.  This year, Water UCI is hosting Dr. Aaron T. Wolf as the 2017 Scholar-in-Residence. Dr. Wolf is a renowned authority on negotiating solutions to international water [...]

Scholar-in-Residence: Dr. Aaron T. Wolf, Ph.D. 2017-11-08T14:05:34-08:00

Call for Presentations: Headwaters to Ocean Conference

May 23-24, 2017 at the Beckman Center Call for Presentations Abstract Deadline: Friday, February 24th The Headwaters to Ocean (H2O) conference seeks to promote integration across disciplines, sectors, organizations, and institutions for common interests related to water, oceans, coastal environments, resilience, and terrestrial interfaces with marine systems. Conference participants will share results and implications of [...]

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Plastic Ocean Art Exhibit

On January 12, 2017, Water UCI and UCI Oceans Initiative hosted a special reception featuring artist Bonnie Monteleone, the creator of Plastic Ocean Art Exhibit. This traveling display consists of digital images of plastic artifacts from the five global garbage patches combined with Monteleone's open ocean photography. Having traveled 3,700 miles, this exhibit portrays how [...]

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Let There be Water – March 22

Let There be Water - March 22 Seth Siegel, the author of Let There Be Water, will be speaking on March 22 at University Synagogue in Irvine on the topic of Israel's Solution for a Water Starve World. Let There be Water was published in 2015 and has already been translated in 15 languages. It has become [...]

Let There be Water – March 22 2017-11-08T14:06:56-08:00

The Future of Water in Southern California — Videos Available

During Fall 2016, Water UCI hosted panel discussions about the future of water in southern California. The two events featured local water managers and non-profit representatives. Local Water Managers Panel Summary On October 25, 2016, representatives from local and county water agencies discussed the future of water in Southern California. The panelists included: Paul A. Cook, General [...]

The Future of Water in Southern California — Videos Available 2017-11-08T14:07:46-08:00