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

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2014 California Adaptation Forum Videos and Presentations
Description: Updates on adaptation
Publication Date: Aug 20, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Flooding / Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation / Sea level rise /

Safeguarding California: Reducing Climate Risk
Description: An update to the 2009 California Climate Adaptation Strategy.
Source: California. Natural Resources Agency
Publication Date: Jul 31, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Agriculture / California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Stream Temperature Variability: Why It Matters to Salmon
Description: "Salmon evolved in natural river systems, where temperatures fluctuate daily, weekly, seasonally, and all along a stream’s path -- from the mountains to the sea. Climate change and human activities alter this natural variability. Dams, for example, tend
Source: United States. Forest Service
Publication Date: Jul 11, 2014
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

Predicting thermal vulnerability of stream and river ecosystems to climate change
Description: "We use a predictive model of mean summer stream temperature to assess the vulnerability of USA streams to thermal alteration associated with climate change. The model uses air temperature and watershed features (e.g., watershed area and slope) from 569 U
Publication Date: Jun 25, 2014
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Temperature /

Climate Change Indicators in the United States, 2014
Description: "EPA's Climate Change Indicators in the United States, 2014, presents compelling evidence that the impacts of climate change are already occurring across the United States." The report uses 30 key indicators of climate change.
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: May 28, 2014
Topics: Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea and Polar ice / Sea level rise / Streamflow / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment
Description: Comprehensive report on projected effects of climate change by sectors (such as water) and regions. Produced by a team of 300 experts with a 60-member advisory committee.
Source: United States. Global Change Research Program
Publication Date: May 6, 2014
Topics: Agriculture / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate-Smart Conservation: Putting Adaptation Principles into Practice
Description: "Offers guidance for designing and carrying out conservation in the face of a rapidly changing climate. Addressing the growing threats brought about or accentuated by rapid climate change requires a fundamental shift in the practice of natural resource ma
Publication Date: Apr 25, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

2013 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: Apr 24, 2014
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate warming mediates negative impacts of rapid pond drying for three amphibian species
Description: "Anthropogenic climate change will present both opportunities and challenges for pool-breeding amphibians. Increased water temperature and accelerated drying may directly affect larval growth, development, and survival, yet the combined effects of these p
Publication Date: Apr 10, 2014
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

What We Know: The Reality, Risks, and Response to Climate Change
Description: "Based on the evidence, more than 97% of climate experts have concluded that human-caused climate change is happening. What We Know helps us understand the science behind the realities, risks and response to the climate challenge." (American Association
Publication Date: Mar 18, 2014
Topics: Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea and Polar ice / Sea level rise / Temperature / Wildfires /

 

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