You are invited to a Watershed University Lunchtime Event – Rivers in the Sky

Event to be held at the following time and date:

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

California has no mighty rivers like the Mississippi, but rivers of a different kind can flood the state. In winter 2017, more than a meter of precipitation fell in some places, unleashing floods, triggering landslides, and causing evacuation of 200,000 people. It’s all because of atmospheric rivers: long, narrow ribbons of water vapor rushing across the sky.

Speaker: F. Martin Ralph, Ph.D.Director, Center for Western Weather and Water ExtremesResearch, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA

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Welcome!

Photo portrait of Yiguo Liang, CVFPB Operations Branch ChiefMeet Yiguo Liang, our new Operations Branch Chief. Yiguo comes to us from DWR’s Division of Flood Management where he worked as the Chief of the Hydrology and Hydraulic Section leading the technical evaluations in support of the 2017 CVFPP Update. Prior to that, also at the Division of Flood Management, Yiguo led the Central Valley Floodplain Evaluation and Delineations Program. Yiguo has over 17 years of experience working in the water resource industry and spent years working for the China Meteorological Administration in Beijing, China. Welcome, Yiguo!