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

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Contemporary Drought and Future Effects of Climate Change on the Endangered Blunt-Nosed Leopard Lizard, Gambelia sila
Description: "Extreme weather events can provide unique opportunities for testing models that predict the effect of climate change. Droughts of increasing severity have been predicted under numerous models, thus contemporary droughts may allow us to test these models
Publication Date: May 2, 2016
Topics: California: Statewide / Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

2015 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 21, 2016
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

SECURE Water Act Section 9503(c) -- Reclamation, Climate Change, and Water, 2016
Description: "The SECURE Water Report identifies climate change as a growing risk to Western water management and cites warmer temperatures, changes to precipitation, snowpack and the timing and quality of streamflow runoff across major river basins as threats to wate
Source: United States. Bureau of Reclamation
Publication Date: Mar 22, 2016
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Groundwater / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Streamflow / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Safeguarding California: Implementation Action Plans
Description: Includes plans for the water, agricultural, biodiversity and habitat, emergency management, energy, land use, and public health sectors.
Source: California. Natural Resources Agency
Publication Date: Mar 8, 2016
Topics: Adaptation / Agriculture / California: Bay Area and Delta / California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Flooding / Groundwater / Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

A climate change vulnerability assessment of California's terrestrial vegetation
Description: "Sixteen of 29 natural vegetation community types in California are highly or nearly highly vulnerable to four alternate projected climates by the end of this century. The remaining 13 natural community types have moderate vulnerability. Vulnerability was
Source: University of California, Davis
Publication Date: Feb 5, 2016
Topics: California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

Incorporating Climate Resilience into Invasive Plant Management Projects: Guidance for Land Managers
Description: "Cal-IPC’s recent work designing regional invasive plant management projects includes climate resilience as a goal. In particular, we have undertaken an effort to protect Sierra meadows from invasive plants, with support from the Wildlife Conservation Soc
Publication Date: Dec 30, 2015
Topics: California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

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 /

 

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