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2014-4 Peter Goodwin: The Delta: Challenges for water resources in California
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Time: October 22, 2015

Lecturer: Peter Goodwin (President, IAHR; Lead Scientist, California Delta Science Program; DeVlieg Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Idaho)

Report: The Delta: Challenges for water resources in California

Contents:
    - Bay Delta Conservation Plan
    - California precipitation and polulation
    - Water demand in California
    - Special problem: Climate change will diminish California snowpack
    - Moving water through the Delta
    - Challenges for science and engineering
    - Scaling science to magnitude of problem
    - A collapse in delta smelt protected by Endangered Species Act
    - Role of science
    - Delta Science Plan: A framework for collaborative science
    - A transformed culture: One Delta, One Science
    - Challenges in performance assessment monitoring
    - Consequences of climate change
    - Examples of the need for systems approaches
    - Fundamental question
    - A possible mechanism for pool sustainability

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