Tag: "San Joaquin River"
It takes a million years to make a land this big and flat. Take a few hours to experience it.
San Francisco Bay's watershed extends to the Sierras. Ponder the waterways of the largest estuary in western North America.
The Central Valley has rocks and oil, but its geology also includes water and fossils. See them in this side trip during your next drive south.
The geologic history of the greater Bay Area helps explain the unique geometry of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
Post on Dec 16, 2010 by Brian Romans
USGS geologists are finding that Gold Rush-induced sediment levels in the San Francisco bay might be diminishing.
Post on Nov 18, 2010 by Brian Romans
The biggest river restoration project in California's history, however, is now underway for the San Joaquin River.
Post on Aug 12, 2010 by Brian Romans
Why are we spending millions of dollars to bring back a river that stopped running a long time ago?
Post on Jul 20, 2010 by Jon Fromer