Articles | Volume 19, issue 10
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 4257–4274, 2015

Special issue: Predictions under change: water, earth, and biota in the anthropocene...

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 4257–4274, 2015

Research article 22 Oct 2015

Research article | 22 Oct 2015

Reconstructing the natural hydrology of the San Francisco Bay–Delta watershed

P. Fox et al.

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The development of California was facilitated by redistributing water from the natural landscape to other uses. This development was accompanied by declines in native aquatic species, which have been attributed to reductions in Delta outflow. By reconstructing the natural landscape and using water balances to estimate natural Delta outflow, this flow is shown to be consistent with current outflow on a long-term annual average basis.