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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species

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Estuarine Fish Communities Respond to Climate Variability over both River and Ocean Basins
Description: "Estuaries are dynamic environments at the land-sea interface that are strongly affected by interannual climate variability. Ocean-atmosphere processes propagate into estuaries from the sea, and atmospheric processes over land propagate into estuaries fro
Source: United States. Geological Survey
Publication Date: Jun 16, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

2015 Workplan: National Water Program Response to Climate Change
Description: What the EPA is doing in the areas of "1. water infrastructure; 2. watersheds and wetlands; 3. coastal and ocean waters; 4. water quality; and 5. working with Tribes."
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Jun 16, 2015
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Federal Regulations, EPA, Clean Air Act / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Incorporating climate change projections into riparian restoration planning and design
Description: "In this review, we discuss and provide examples of how climate change might be incorporated into restoration planning at the key stages of assessing the project context, establishing restoration goals and design criteria, evaluating design alternatives,
Publication Date: Jun 2, 2015
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

Climate Registry for the Assessment of Vulnerability (CRAVe)
Description: Database of climate vulnerability assessments for species and ecosystems. Most studies are from USGS or universities.
Source: United States. Geological Survey
Publication Date: May 12, 2015
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

New Approaches for Responding to Climate Change in the San Francisco Bay-Delta
Description: Series of 12 videos from a workshop on effects on the Bay-Delta ecosystem. (May not work with Internet Explorer 9)
Source: University of California, Davis
Publication Date: May 6, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation / Sea level rise /

Climate Change Adaptation in the United States Federal Natural Resource Science and Management Agencies: A Synthesis
Description: "Federal agencies with responsibility for natural resource management are mandated to consider climate change in planning and projects, and to begin preparing for the effects of climate change. Federal agencies are making significant progress in climate c
Source: United States. Global Change Research Program
Publication Date: Apr 28, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

Conserving Biodiversity: Practical Guidance about Climate Change Adaptation Approaches in Support of Land-use Planning
Description: "As speciesÂ’ geographic ranges and ecosystem functions are altered in response to climate change, there is a need to integrate biodiversity conservation approaches that promote natural adaptation into land use planning. Successful conservation will need t
Publication Date: Apr 14, 2015
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation /

2014 Highlights of Progress: Responses to Climate Change by the National Water Program
Description: EPA's work in water infrastructure, watersheds and wetlands, coastal waters, and water quality.
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Mar 25, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Water quality / Water utilities guidance /

Adapting California's Ecosystems to a Changing Climate
Description: "Significant efforts are underway to translate improved understanding of how climate change is altering ecosystems into practical actions for sustaining ecosystem functions and benefits. We explore this transition in California, where adaptation and mitig
Publication Date: Feb 11, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

NOAA Fisheries Draft Climate Change Strategy
Description: "Designed to increase the production, delivery, and use of climate-related information to marine and coastal resource managers, resource users and others at regional to national scales. Changes in ocean ecosystems are impacting the nationÂ’s valuable livin
Source: United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Publication Date: Jan 23, 2015
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

 

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