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

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State Water Agency Practices for Climate Adaptation
Description: "State water agencies across the country are starting to integrate climate change considerations into the Clean Water Act and Safe Drinking Water Act programs they administer. Short descriptions have been developed of innovative practices that state wate
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Oct 24, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Coastal infrastructure: a typology for the next century of adaptation to sea-level rise
Description: "Categorizing the choices in coastal infrastructure that are available to policy makers will allow for comparisons of their potential impacts on ecosystems and of their value in preparation for long-term sea-level rise. Although similar approaches have be
Publication Date: Oct 23, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Sea level rise /

The Baylands and Climate Change: What We Can Do: Baylands Ecosystem Habitat Goals Science Update 2015
Description: "The wetlands at the shore of the San Francisco Bay are an integral part of the region’s iconic beauty, and they provide numerous benefits for our economy and quality of life. These baylands support abundant wildlife, clean water, open space for recreati
Publication Date: Oct 15, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Sea level rise /

Safeguarding California: Implementation Action Plans: Draft Report
Description: Recommendations for the water, agricultural, biodiversity and habitat, emergency management, energy, forestry, land use, oceans, public health, and transportation sectors. Input due by Nov. 30.
Source: California. Natural Resources Agency
Publication Date: Oct 9, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / Agriculture / California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Global issues, human impacts / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

State of the Estuary 2015
Description: Analyzes trends in the Bay-Delta ecosystem. One trend is that sea-level rise could cause tidal marsh wetland habitat to be lost.
Publication Date: Sep 17, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Sea level rise /

California Climate Change Symposium
Description: Presentations on the latest science on how climate change will affect California -- projections, GHG inventory methods, adaptation options for ecosystems, water resources, coastal resources (sea level rise), public health, mitigation, resilience. WebEx re
Publication Date: Aug 25, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Sea-level rise modeling handbook: Resource guide for coastal land managers, engineers, and scientists
Description: "This sea-level rise modeling handbook has been designed as a guide to the science and simulation models for understanding the dynamics and impacts of sea-level rise on coastal ecosystems. The review herein of decision-support tools and predictive models
Source: United States. Geological Survey
Publication Date: Aug 24, 2015
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Models and Tools / Sea level rise /

Marshes to Mudflats: Climate Change Effects Along a Latitudinal Gradient in the Pacific Northwest
Description: "Our study examined the effects of sea-level rise on nine tidal marshes in Washington and Oregon, with the goal of providing scientific data to support future coastal planning and conservation. We compiled physical and biological data, including coastal t
Source: United States. Geological Survey
Publication Date: Aug 3, 2015
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

Adapting to sea level rise and climate change in the San Francisco Bay Area: What can we do?
Description: Report from a conference at UC Davis. "In 1998, the Baylands Ecosystem Habitat Goals project was first completed which outlined a vision for extensive tidal marsh restoration around the San Francisco Bay Area. Recently, the Baylands project was updated to
Publication Date: Jul 31, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Sea level rise /

Landscape-scale planning for ecological resilience in the Bay and Delta
Description: Report from a conference at UC Davis. "Senior scientist Robin Grossinger gave a presentation on how the [San Francisco Estuary] Institute's projects are working to translate science into data-driven, place-based, collaborative, and creative visions for re
Publication Date: Jul 30, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

 

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