Onward California: California’s Water Tower

4/29/2013; 2 minutes

Think of the Sierra Nevada as California's water tower. Sixty percent or more of California's water comes from this mountain range. Roger Bales, director of the Sierra Nevada Research Institute at UC Merced, heads into the mountains to measure the water and geochemical balance of the landscape. The impact of climate change on California's water supply is more than an environmental concern -- it's at the forefront of economic sustainability. (#24469)

Links & Resources

More Programs With

 

SIGN UP FOR EMAIL UPDATES
Subscribe to receive email notifications about featured videos.
(c)2019 Regents of the University of California. All right reserved. Terms and Conditions of Use.