India's water use is 'unsustainable'...

BBC news article on India groundwater research.


Satellite-based estimates of groundwater depltion in India...

Jay and other colleagues share their research and findings on the current rapid depletion of groundwater in India. Click Here to view the paper posted on the India Environmental Portal.

Climate Change: The Next Generation...

Take a look at Jay's science blog.



Jay Famiglietti

Earth System Science Classes:

  • Physical Interactions
  • Terrestrial Hydrology
  • Global Hydrology



  • Professor, Earth System Science
    School of Physical Sciences
  • Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering
    The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
  • Director, UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling
    Ph.D., Princeton University, 1992, Civil Engineering
  • M.A., Princeton University, 1988, Civil Engineering
  • M.S., University of Arizona, 1986, Hydrology
  • B.S., Tufts University, 1982, Geology


Phone: (949) 824-9434
Fax: (949) 824-3874

University of California
240K Rowland Hall
Mail Code: 3100
Irvine, CA 92697


  University of California, Irvine
Department of Earth System Science
Hydrology & Climate Research Group
240 Rowland Hall, Irvine, CA 92697-3100
telephone: (949) 824-9394
fax: (949) 824-3874