Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
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Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center

Posts Tagged: Watersheds

After 21 years, Dr. Greg Pasternack's UC Davis Hydrology Field Methods Class has its final trip to SFREC

UC Davis Hydrology students work together and learn the importance of outdoor clothing selection while collecting data.

On February 9th, UC Davis Hydrology Professor Dr. Gregory Pasternack brought 13 lucky students from his Field Methods in Hydrology class to explore one of the watersheds here at Sierra Foothill Research & Extension Center. In his 21st and likely...

Posted on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 12:47 PM
Tags: Class (1), SFREC (70), UC Davis (4), Watersheds (3)
Focus Area Tags: Environment Natural Resources

Researcher Spotlight: Creating New Technology to Study the Path of Water

The synthetic DNA tracer concept.

The way rainfall is translated to runoff and streamflow in rivers depends on many complex, interconnected processes in the landscape. Rain falling onto hillslopes, meadows, or forests is either infiltrating into soils or flowing as runoff on the surface...

By separating the water collection by soil horizon, it is easier to determine how pollutants would flow through the ground.
By separating the water collection by soil horizon, it is easier to determine how pollutants would flow through the ground.

By separating the water collection by soil horizon, it is easier to determine how pollutants would flow through the ground.

Posted on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 1:21 PM
  • Author: Helen Dahlke
Tags: DNA (1), Research (17), Research Spotlight (3), SFREC (70), Tracer (1), Water (5), Water Quality (1), Watersheds (3)

Nevada County Farm Day is a Huge Success

Filling cups with soil to test if soil or sand will clean impurities out of water.

On Thursday, September 22, over 500 elementary students from around Nevada County gathered at the Nevada County Fairgrounds for the 2nd Annual Farm Day, in conjunction with the start of the Draft Horse Classic. Farm Day is hosted by the Nevada County...

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 10:52 AM
Tags: Education (31), Farm Day (1), Outdoor Recreation (5), Outreach (31), RCD Nevada County (1), SFREC (70), Soil (2), UCANR (42), watersheds (3)
 
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