SNRI researchers work across the San Joaquin Valley and the Sierra Nevada.

Research Groups

Mountain Hydrology Research Group
Spatial analysis & Remote Sensing Lab || LIDAR remote sensing of forests
Harmon Research Group
Aguilar Lab
Kueppers Lab Group
Raymond Research Group

Research Projects

Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory || CZO highlights || instrument cluster || data
San Joaquin Virtual Observatory || data || highlights
Sierra Nevada Hydrologic Observatory || Wolverton instrument cluster
Sierra Nevada Adaptive Management Project
Abandoned Agriculture

Recent Publications

Mountain Hydrology of the Western United States, Water Resources Research
Modeled Regional Climate Change and California Endemic Oak Ranges, PNAS
Berlow et al. 2008. The "Goldilocks" Factor in Food Webs, PNAS

Research Permits:

National Park Research Permits
Yosemite Research Needs and Priorities
What research has been done in Yosemite?
For for more information about Yosemite Research Permits, contact Karen Hughes (209-379-1060)


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