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Jeffrey Mount
Senior Fellow
415-291-4476
Expertise:
Water policy, climate change policy
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Jeffrey Mount is a senior fellow at the PPIC Water Policy Center. He is an emeritus professor at UC Davis in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and founding director of the Center for Watershed Sciences. A geomorphologist who specializes in the study of rivers, streams, and wetlands, his research focuses on integrated water resource management, flood management, and improving aquatic ecosystem health. He has served on many state and federal boards and commissions that address water resource management issues in the West. He has published more than a hundred articles, books, and other publications, including the seminal book California Rivers and Streams (UC Press). He holds a PhD and MS in earth sciences from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

curriculum vitae

California’s Future
California’s Future: Climate Change
California’s Future: Water
California’s Water
California’s Water: Climate Change and Water
California’s Water: Managing Droughts
California’s Water: Preparing for Floods
California’s Water: The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
California’s Water: Storing Water
California’s Water: Water for the Environment
California’s Water: The Colorado River
California’s Water: Protecting Headwaters
California’s Latest Drought
Water Use in California
Managing Water for the Environment During Drought: Lessons from Victoria, Australia
Floods in California
Improving the Federal Response to Western Drought: Five Areas for Reform
What If California’s Drought Continues?
Policy Priorities for Managing Drought
Stress Relief: Prescriptions for a Healthier Delta Ecosystem
Scientist and Stakeholder Views on the Delta Ecosystem
Integrated Management of Delta Stressors: Institutional and Legal Options
Aquatic Ecosystem Stressors in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Where the Wild Things Aren’t: Making the Delta a Better Place for Native Species
Managing California’s Water: From Conflict to Reconciliation
California Water Myths
Comparing Futures for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Envisioning Futures for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Commentary: What Did We Learn from the Drought?
The High Cost of Fixing Levees
Yesterday’s Dams Face Tomorrow’s Floods
Understanding the New Federal Water Law
From Drought to Deluge
Commentary: A Grand Compromise for the Delta
California’s Snow Drought
Lessons on Sustaining the Environment During Drought
Reconnecting the Klamath
A California Drought Report Card
There’s Always Drought Somewhere in the West
A Pragmatic Reason to Protect Freshwater Fish
California’s Environment Needs a Water Budget
Saving Native Fishes from Extinction
Managing Wildfires Requires New Strategies
Extinction Risk for Native Fish if Drought Persists
Don’t Count on El Niño to End the Drought
Proposed Reservoirs Are No Panacea for Drought
Better Reservoir Management Would Take the Heat off Salmon
Reminder: Droughts Often End with Floods
Drought: 10 Ways the Federal Government Can Help
A Dry Run for a Dry Future
New Strategy, New Challenges for the Delta
Farms that Help Wildlife
Managing Tough Trade-offs in the Delta
Nine Policy Challenges for California Water
Drought Watch: The End of the Rainy Season
Caring About Delta Levees During a Drought
Drought Watch: Priorities for Cities and Farms
Drought Watch: Water Not Wasted to the Sea
Commentary: Set Water Priorities to Prepare for Drought
Drought Watch: Managing—and Learning from—Scarcity
Drought Watch: Is This the End of Our Dry Spell?
Drought Watch: It’s the Heat and the Humidity
Drought Watch: What If 2015 Is Dry?
Drought Watch: Crises as Catalyst for Policy Change
Drought Watch: Water for the Environment
Drought Watch: Our Thirsty Lawns
Drought Watch: Putting Some Myths to Rest
Drought Watch: Groundwater, Our Hidden Asset
Drought Watch: Improving Environmental Management
Drought Watch: Keeping Better Track of Water
Drought Watch: Harnessing the Storms
Drought Watch: Saving the Fish
Drought Watch: How Much Do Recent Rains Matter?
Drought Watch: Size Matters…in a Drought
Drought Watch: A Better Way to Manage Water for Fish
Drought Watch: Drought Declarations and Water Policy
Floods
Headwaters
Water Supply
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