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Orange County Register
Sun and surf out of reach for many in O.C.Last week I was standing in line behind two British surfers at the Walmart Neig
Sun and surf out of reach for many in O.C.
Orange County Register / Posted 36 minutes ago
Last week I was standing in line behind two British surfers at the Walmart Neighborhood Market in Huntington Beach on Beach Boulevard, half a mile from the ocean. “We’re from the Midlands,” one of them said when the checkout clerk inquired about... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Coastal Commission head responds to termination threatThe embattled head of the California Coastal Commission mounted a vigorous defe
Coastal Commission head responds to termination threat
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 hours ago
The embattled head of the California Coastal Commission mounted a vigorous defense of his record Friday, touting “great success” under his “exceptionally strong” leadership, while a growing number of supporters stepped up their efforts to thwart a... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Gary A. Patton: Californians must speak out against coastal coupAs Herald readers learned from a recent editorial and news coverage, an effort
Gary A. Patton: Californians must speak out against coastal coup
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
As Herald readers learned from a recent editorial and news coverage, an effort is underway to fire Dr. Charles Lester, currently executive director of the California Coastal Commission. The four commissioners who have suggested that Dr. Lester be... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
California Coastal Commission Chief Defends His Work Amid Ouster AttemptThe top executive at the powerful California Coastal Commission defended his re
California Coastal Commission Chief Defends His Work Amid Ouster Attempt
KPBS San Diego / Posted 12 hours ago
The top executive at the powerful California Coastal Commission defended his record Friday as he faces an effort to oust him, a potential shake-up that environmentalists fear could unleash runaway development on the state's fabled coastline. In his... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Feb. 6Kinsey should support coast panel’s chief Our three West Marin village associa
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Feb. 6
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 16 hours ago
Kinsey should support coast panel’s chief Our three West Marin village associations hope that our county supervisor, Steve Kinsey, who is also chair of the California Coastal Commission, will support Charles Lester, the commission’s executive... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Battle Over Carlsbad Project Could Influence Future DevelopmentsCarlsbad’s Measure A is not just a battle over whether to build a shopping and
Battle Over Carlsbad Project Could Influence Future Developments
KPBS San Diego / Posted 20 hours ago
Carlsbad’s Measure A is not just a battle over whether to build a shopping and entertainment center on a coastal lagoon. It could also set a precedent for developers looking to save time and money on big projects in San Diego County. California’s... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Big-wave surfing competition needs to make way for female ridersBig-wave surfing fans are eagerly awaiting word of when the Titans of Mavericks
Big-wave surfing competition needs to make way for female riders
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 20 hours ago
Big-wave surfing fans are eagerly awaiting word of when the Titans of Mavericks competition will take place this winter. Announced just days before the event, thousands will line the rocky cliffs of Pillar Point in northern California to watch 24 of... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
A coastal town’s long and stormy relationship with El NinoPACIFICA, Calif. — In an old shingled house on Beach Boulevard, salt water spra
A coastal town’s long and stormy relationship with El Nino
The Record Searchlight / Posted 23 hours ago
PACIFICA, Calif. — In an old shingled house on Beach Boulevard, salt water sprays the living room windows above the garage. Pam Raymond looks out to see 20-foot gray waves cannonading the underside of the town’s fishing pier. When a bigger one thumps... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Former Ojai Mayor and Ventura County Supervsior Ralph “Hoot” Bennett passes awayFormer Ojai mayor and Ventura County Supervisor Ralph "Hoot" Bennett passed awa
Former Ojai Mayor and Ventura County Supervsior Ralph “Hoot” Bennett passes away
Ventura County Star / Posted yesterday
Former Ojai mayor and Ventura County Supervisor Ralph "Hoot" Bennett passed away on Wednesday. He was 86. Bennett was a well-known figure in Ventura County, said John Flynn, a former Ventura County supervisor who served alongside Bennett on the... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
Coastal Commission should tackle housing shortageIt is perhaps appropriate that an effort to unseat Charles Lester, executive di
Coastal Commission should tackle housing shortage
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted yesterday
It is perhaps appropriate that an effort to unseat Charles Lester, executive director of the California Coastal Commission, might just come to a head in Morro Bay on Feb. 10. That’s the date when the commission is set to hold a public meeting over... Read more
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Orange County Register
Capistrano Shores, city still working on coastal plan detailsSan Clemente’s elected leaders agreed Tuesday to work with residents of Capistr
Capistrano Shores, city still working on coastal plan details
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
San Clemente’s elected leaders agreed Tuesday to work with residents of Capistrano Shores Mobile Home Park to tighten language in a proposed Local Coastal Program to try to assure the future of 90 oceanfront homes. A Local Coastal Program is a set... Read more
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Orange County Register
San Clemente mobile home park's fate remains unclear in coastal planNinety households in an oceanfront mobile home park in San Clemente will have t
San Clemente mobile home park's fate remains unclear in coastal plan
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
Ninety households in an oceanfront mobile home park in San Clemente will have to wait to see how their community fits into the city’s new coastal land-use plan. The City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday night to approve a plan and send it to the California... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAThe following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 2
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 2 days ago
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 29, Issue 43 Share:Coastal Commission backs Diablo Canyon billBy CHRIS MCGUINNESS The California Coastal Commission supports a state bill that would extend the life of an... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAThe following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 2
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 2 days ago
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 29, Issue 32 Share:Landowner wants to move Ontario Ridge trail, againBy RHYS HEYDEN Rob McCarthy makes no bones about it: He wants to move the popular Ontario Ridge... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAThe following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 3
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 2 days ago
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 30, Issue 4 Share:Cutting down catastrophe: Cambria slowly scrambles to confront a pressing fire dangerBy JONO KINKADE California is burning. In some parts of the state,... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAThe following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 2
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 2 days ago
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 28, Issue 48 Share:Ontario Ridge fight goes coastalBy RHYS HEYDEN After months of testy statements, controversial construction, and strongly worded letters, the land-use... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAThe following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 3
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 2 days ago
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 30, Issue 28 Share:Coastal erosion: Talk of firing the Coastal Commission's executive director has supporters bringing the ruckus to Morro BayBy JONO KINKADE A major... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Legislators urge Jerry Brown to intervene in California Coastal Commission spatEscalating a dispute over the management of California’s coastline, a group of
Legislators urge Jerry Brown to intervene in California Coastal Commission spat
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
Escalating a dispute over the management of California’s coastline, a group of California lawmakers is urging Gov. Jerry Brown to protect the imperiled head of the California Coastal Commission. Environmentalists attribute the move to oust Executive... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Dr. Lester, You Have Arrived! And what we can do to protect the California coast.. CategoryThere may be no better indicator that the executive director of the California
Dr. Lester, You Have Arrived! And what we can do to protect the California coast.. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 3 days ago
There may be no better indicator that the executive director of the California Coastal Commission (CCC) is doing his job than for the governor and his commission appointees to try to sack him. Charles Lester, Ph.D., the powerful agency’s executive... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
New habitat for endangered species is the latest step towards Chula Vista's Bayfront Master PlanNATIONAL CITY, Calif. - A new collaborative project is giving a part of the San
New habitat for endangered species is the latest step towards Chula Vista's Bayfront Master Plan
KGTV San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
NATIONAL CITY, Calif. - A new collaborative project is giving a part of the San Diego Bay a new lease on life. It's called the D Street Fill, but it's really a salt marsh sanctuary for hundreds of animal and plant species. It's located along the bay... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Time to Save the Coast--Again. CategoryThe recent death of Berkeley’s beloved Sylvia McLaughlin, one of the three wome
Time to Save the Coast--Again. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 7 days ago
The recent death of Berkeley’s beloved Sylvia McLaughlin, one of the three women who are honored for saving our equally beloved San Francisco Bay from being filled in by Berkeley speculators and their cronies, prompted me to think about what it might... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
A coastal showdown that no one can winFew fights are uglier than the ones over beauty. And what’s going on at the Cal
A coastal showdown that no one can win
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
Few fights are uglier than the ones over beauty. And what’s going on at the California Coastal Commission is one of the uglier fights in a while. Charged with protecting and managing California’s 1,100 or so miles of spectacular coastline, the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Roundtable: San Diego Mayor's Race, Methane Leak, Fish FarmAn independent woman As of this week, she is a current candidate for Mayor of
Roundtable: San Diego Mayor's Race, Methane Leak, Fish Farm
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
An independent woman As of this week, she is a current candidate for Mayor of San Diego, running as an Independent. A Democrat in 2014 when she ran against Scott Peters in the 52nd Congressional District primary, she jumped off the train during the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Don’t defang coastal panelBeaches and the coast provide some of California’s favorite natural treasures,
Don’t defang coastal panel
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
Beaches and the coast provide some of California’s favorite natural treasures, drawing millions of visitors to spots including the Sinkyone Wilderness and the surfing mecca in Southern California. Environmental, civil rights and health activists have... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Coastal chief should not fall victim to political ousterThere may be no better indicator that the executive director of the California
Coastal chief should not fall victim to political ouster
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 8 days ago
There may be no better indicator that the executive director of the California Coastal Commission is doing his job than for the governor and his commission appointees to try to sack him. Charles Lester, the powerful agency’s executive director, is... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAThe following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 3
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 9 days ago
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 30, Issue 27 Share:Balancing actAttack on Coastal Commission elevates developers over the rest of usBy STEVEN T. JONES Like most Californians I cherish our long,... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino floodingLONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Forget about selfies. In California, residents are us
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino flooding
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline's changing face. Starting this month, The Nature Conservancy is asking tech junkies to capture the flooding and... Read more
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Orange County Register
Newport Dunes gets early go-ahead from county for two more hotelsNEWPORT BEACH – A plan to pursue development of two hotels on the Newport Dunes
Newport Dunes gets early go-ahead from county for two more hotels
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
NEWPORT BEACH – A plan to pursue development of two hotels on the Newport Dunes property got an early nod from the county. The county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a sublease between the operators of the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Jan. 21Embattled schools chief should not get paid leave On Jan. 15, the IJ reported
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Jan. 21
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Embattled schools chief should not get paid leave On Jan. 15, the IJ reported Steve Van Zant’s indefinite paid leave of absence as superintendent of the Sausalito Marin City School District, and the next day reported Van Zant’s arraignment on one... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Titans of Mavericks names 5 new alternates, including Savannah and Patrick ShaughnessySavannah Shaughnessy laughs as Eric Byrnes congratulates her for receiving the
Titans of Mavericks names 5 new alternates, including Savannah and Patrick Shaughnessy
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
Savannah Shaughnessy laughs as Eric Byrnes congratulates her for receiving the Maverick Award for best female performance at the inaugural Mavericks Festival in Half Moon Bay in 2012. Santa Cruz Sentinel file Danger comes with the territory for big... Read more
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Orange County Register
New cliffside cable car to Dana Point's Strand Beach debutsDANA POINT – A cliffside cable car designed in Switzerland is being tested this
New cliffside cable car to Dana Point's Strand Beach debuts
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
DANA POINT – A cliffside cable car designed in Switzerland is being tested this week at the north end of Strand beach and will be open to riders by Saturday, city officials say. The new beige funicular – that can take eight riders at one time –... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Top environmentalists oppose shakeup at Coastal CommissionLOS ANGELES (AP) - Dozens of environmental and advocacy groups are urging the p
Top environmentalists oppose shakeup at Coastal Commission
KTVN Reno / Posted 10 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dozens of environmental and advocacy groups are urging the powerful California Coastal Commission to reject a proposal to oust its top executive. The commission that manages development along the state's famed coastline has... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map floodingLONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Forget about selfies. In California, residents are us
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map flooding
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 11 days ago
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline’s evolution. Starting this month, The Nature Conservancy is asking tech junkies to capture the flooding and coastal... Read more
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Yahoo News
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino flooding LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Forget about selfies. In California, residents are
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino flooding
Yahoo News / Posted 11 days ago
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline's changing face. Starting this month, The Nature Conservancy... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Gov. Jerry Brown needs to jump in coastline fightGov. Jerry Brown can stop the nonsense taking place at the California Coastal C
Gov. Jerry Brown needs to jump in coastline fight
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 11 days ago
Gov. Jerry Brown can stop the nonsense taking place at the California Coastal Commission by announcing his support for Executive Director Charles Lester. The commission announced last week that it will meet Feb. 10-12 to debate whether to fire... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Gov. Jerry Brown needs to jump in coastline fightGov. Jerry Brown can stop the nonsense taking place at the California Coastal C
Gov. Jerry Brown needs to jump in coastline fight
The Fremont Argus / Posted 11 days ago
Gov. Jerry Brown can stop the nonsense taking place at the California Coastal Commission by announcing his support for Executive Director Charles Lester. The commission announced last week that it will meet Feb. 10-12 to debate whether to fire... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino floodingEl Niño by DRONE: Experts call for owners to help track flood damage from recor
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino flooding
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
El Niño by DRONE: Experts call for owners to help track flood damage from record breaking phenomenon Crowd-sourced, geotagged images of storm surges and flooded beaches will give scientists a brief window in the effects The Nature Conservancy is... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
California Gov. Brown should stop Coastal Commission coupGov. Jerry Brown can stop the nonsense taking place at the California Coastal C
California Gov. Brown should stop Coastal Commission coup
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
Gov. Jerry Brown can stop the nonsense taking place at the California Coastal Commission by announcing his support for Executive Director Charles Lester. The commission announced last week that it will meet Feb. 10-12 to debate whether to fire... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
El Niño Gives Glimpse Of Sea Level Rise On San Diego BeachesSea cliffs have crumbled and several beaches in North County have eroded down t
El Niño Gives Glimpse Of Sea Level Rise On San Diego Beaches
KPBS San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
Sea cliffs have crumbled and several beaches in North County have eroded down to pebbles by high tides and El Niño storms. This winter may reveal how expensive it would be to preserve San Diego beaches as sea levels rise. Encinitas Lifeguard Capt.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino floodingForget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartphones and drones
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino flooding
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline's changing face. Starting this month, The Nature Conservancy is asking tech junkies to capture the flooding and coastal erosion that come with... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Drones to may El Nino floodingLONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Forget about selfies. In California, residents are us
Drones to may El Nino flooding
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline’s changing face. Starting this month, The Nature Conservancy is asking tech junkies to capture the flooding and... Read more
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Orange County Register
California residents use smartphones and drones to help scientists document El Niño's impact on the coastlineLONG BEACH, Calif. – Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using s
California residents use smartphones and drones to help scientists document El Niño's impact on the coastline
Orange County Register / Posted 12 days ago
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline’s changing face. Starting this month, The Nature Conservancy is asking tech junkies to capture the flooding and coastal... Read more
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PhysOrg
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino floodingThis Jan. 7, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows the San Lorenz
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino flooding
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
This Jan. 7, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows the San Lorenzo River overflowing around the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, an oceanfront amusement park in Santa Cruz, Caif. The Nature Conservancy an environmental group in California is... Read more
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The Signal
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino floodingStarting this month, The Nature Conservancy is asking tech junkies to capture t
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino flooding
The Signal / Posted 12 days ago
Starting this month, The Nature Conservancy is asking tech junkies to capture the flooding and coastal erosion that come with El Nino, a weather pattern that's bringing California its wettest winter in years — and all in the name of science. The... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
‘Citizen scientists’ use drones to map El Nino floodingTrent Lukaczyk, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) engineer who builds and flies
‘Citizen scientists’ use drones to map El Nino flooding
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
Trent Lukaczyk, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) engineer who builds and flies drones to monitor changes in the ocean environment, controls a DJI Phantom 3 Advanced drone to take photos and videos over the coastline in Pacifica Starting this month,... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
‘Citizen scientists’ use drones to map El Nino floodingTrent Lukaczyk, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) engineer who builds and flies
‘Citizen scientists’ use drones to map El Nino flooding
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 12 days ago
Trent Lukaczyk, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) engineer who builds and flies drones to monitor changes in the ocean environment, controls a DJI Phantom 3 Advanced drone to take photos and videos over the coastline in Pacifica Starting this month,... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino floodingLONG BEACH -- Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartpho
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino flooding
Inside Bay Area / Posted 12 days ago
LONG BEACH -- Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline's changing face. Starting this month, The Nature Conservancy is asking tech junkies to capture the flooding and coastal erosion... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino floodingLONG BEACH -- Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartpho
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino flooding
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 12 days ago
LONG BEACH -- Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline's changing face. Starting this month, The Nature Conservancy is asking tech junkies to capture the flooding and coastal erosion... Read more
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Silicon Valley
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino floodingLONG BEACH -- Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartpho
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino flooding
Silicon Valley / Posted 12 days ago
LONG BEACH -- Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline's changing face. Starting this month, The Nature Conservancy is asking tech junkies to capture the flooding and coastal erosion... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino floodingLONG BEACH -- Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartpho
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino flooding
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
LONG BEACH -- Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline's changing face. Starting this month, The Nature Conservancy is asking tech junkies to capture the flooding and coastal erosion... Read more
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