Tahoe Environmental Research Center

State of the Lake

August 14, 2017

Annual report looks at Tahoe’s trends and challenges

The UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center has released its annual Tahoe: State of the Lake Report, assessing a year marked by the hottest temperatures on record followed by a winter of unprecedented levels of rain and snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains, where Lake Tahoe resides.

Benjamin Houlton looks to solve environmental problems

August 31, 2016

Benjamin Houlton has been named director of the John Muir Institute of the Environment.

The UC Davis Office of Research has named Benjamin Houlton as the new director of the John Muir Institute of the Environment, known as JMIE.  Houlton takes over from Mark Schwartz, who has directed the program since 2009. Houlton, a professor in the Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, was named associate director of JMIE in January of this year.