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

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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
Source: United States. Global Change Research Program
Publication Date: Apr 28, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

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 nation’s valuable livin
Source: United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Publication Date: Jan 23, 2015
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

Twentieth-century shifts in forest structure in California: Denser forests, smaller trees, and increased dominance of oaks
Description: "Declines in the number of large trees in temperate and tropical forests have attracted attention, given their disproportionate importance to forest structure, function, and carbon storage. Yet, factors responsible for these declines are unclear. By compa
Publication Date: Dec 15, 2014
Topics: California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

Regional Monitoring Networks to Detect Climate Change Effects in Stream Ecosystems (External Review Draft)
Description: "The United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) is working with its regional offices, states, tribes, and other entities to establish Regional Monitoring Networks (RMNs) at which biological, thermal, and hydrologic data will be collected fro
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Nov 28, 2014
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

President's State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience: Recommendations to the President
Description: "The recommendations offer guidance on how the Federal Government should modernize programs and policies to incorporate climate change, incentivize and remove barriers to community resilience, and provide useful, actionable information and tools. The Task
Source: United States. White House Council on Environmental Quality
Publication Date: Nov 17, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Sea level rise / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit
Description: Aggregates in one place tools, data, and maps from federal government agencies. Topics covered include water resources, coastal flood risk, ecosystem vulnerability, food resilience, and human health.
Source: United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Publication Date: Nov 17, 2014
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Models and Tools / Sea level rise /

Understanding the Effects of Climate Change
Description: Abstracts of papers on climate change presented at the 2014 Bay-Delta Science Conference. Topics included severe storms (Dettinger, M., et al.), coastal flood maps for the San Francisco Bay (Barnard, P., et al.), the diminishing odds of 'normal' snowpack
Publication Date: Oct 30, 2014
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

 

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