Jay Famiglietti

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Jay Famiglietti is a professor, a hydrologist and a science communicator. He was born James Stephen Famiglietti, in Providence, RI on August 14, 1960. His father, Alfonse, was a mechanical engineer, and his mother, Dorothy, a bookkeeper. He was raised in Cranston, RI where he graduated from Cranston High School West in 1978. He has one older ... See full bio »

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Last Call at the Oasis Self - UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling
60 Minutes Self - Earth Sciences Professor (segment "Water")
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 2017 Water & Power: A California Heist (Documentary) (research advisor)
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 2021/II Day Zero (Documentary)
 2021 America's Morning Headquarters (TV Series)
- Episode dated 26 August 2021 (2021) ... Self
 2020 H20: The Molecule That Made Us (TV Mini Series documentary)
- Crisis (2020) ... Self
 2016 Years of Living Dangerously (TV Series documentary)
- The Uprooted (2016) ... Self
 2016 The Nature of Things (TV Series documentary)
- Running on Empty (2016) ... Self
 2016 Vice (TV Series documentary)
- Meathooked & End of Water (2016) ... Self
 2015 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
- Episode dated 22 April 2015 (2015) ... Self
 2015 Real Time with Bill Maher (TV Series)
Self - Guest
- Episode #13.11 (2015) ... Self - Guest
 2014 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Self - Earth Sciences Professor (segment "Water")
- Water/Cardinal Sean/Mandy Patinkin (2014) ... Self - Earth Sciences Professor (segment "Water")
 2012 The Water Brothers (TV Series documentary)
- Water in All the Wrong Places (2012) ... Self
 2011 Last Call at the Oasis (Documentary)
Self - UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling
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 2015 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Self - Earth Sciences Professor (segment "Water")
- The Cleveland Division/Water/Who Is Larry David? (2015) ... Self - Earth Sciences Professor (segment "Water")

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