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

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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 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 /

Climate Change Vulnerability of Freshwater Fishes of the San Francisco Bay Area
Description: "Climate change is expected to progressively shift the freshwater environments of the San Francisco Bay Area (SFBA) to states that favor alien fishes over native species. Native species likely will have more limited istributions and some may be extirpated
Publication Date: Sep 23, 2014
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

Sacramento and San Joaquin Basins Climate Impact Assessment
Description: Projects impacts to water deliveries, salinity in the Delta, fish species, hydropower, and flood control. Technical Appendix Past of the "West-Wide Climate Risk
Source: United States. Bureau of Reclamation
Publication Date: Sep 22, 2014
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

National Fish, Wildlife and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy: Taking Action, a Progress Report, 2014
Description: Case studies of work done around the country.
Publication Date: Sep 18, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

 

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