GRA and Inland Geological Society Joint Meeting

      GRA and the Inland Geological Society Present



"Water Availability and Sustainability in California’s Central Valley: Past, Present, and Future"


Claudia Faunt, Project Chief, U.S. Geological Survey


Dr. Claudia Faunt has been a hydrologist for the U.S. Geological Survey since 1988 and a part of the California Water Science Center since 1998.  As a USGS hydrologist, she has led studies that focused on regional groundwater flow systems, including the Central Valley of California and Death Valley, California and Nevada. Her research has specialized in water availability, regional groundwater flow modeling, hydrogeologic framework modeling, and incorporation of hydrologic and geologic spatial information into groundwater models. Claudia’s recent technical experience includes several projects related to water availability in the Central Valley.  Claudia received her Doctorate in Geological Engineering in 1994 from the Colorado School of Mines. In 2013, Claudia became Program Chief of the California Water Science Center’s Groundwater Framework and Applied Modeling section.


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Doors open at 6:00 PM

Dinner at 7:00 PM

Speaker at 7:45 PM



The Botanic Gardens are located directly off of lot 13. When you arrive to lot 13 you should see an attendant in the lot handing out parking permits. There will be golf cart shuttle service to transport everyone to the botanic gardens from the parking lot.


Wed, April 5, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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UC Riverside Botanical Gardens Conference Room
Botanic Gardens Drive
Riverside, California 92521