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Guggenheim Fellowship awarded to Professor Deb Niemeier

Civil engineer professor Deb Niemeier

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to Deb Niemeier, professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Davis. The fellowships, sometimes regarded as "mid-career awards," are presented to individuals who…

Moving levees can increase groundwater supply

Four people in waders standing in mud near a stream

Strange as it sounds, flood control can be part of the solution to managing California’s droughts. University of California scientists have shown that making more room for floodwaters can improve the state’s groundwater supplies and fisheries. Removing some levees or rebuilding aging ones some…