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

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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 /

Tidal marshes: Adapting to sea level rise, carbon sequestration
Description: Report from a conference at UC Davis. "Dr. Jim Morris from the University of South Carolina gave a presentation on how coastal marshes are keeping up with sea level rise. . . Dr. John Callaway with University of San Francisco gave a presentation on carbon
Publication Date: Jul 29, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Sea level rise /

Climate change and the Delta: What do we know about climate driven variability of the Bay-Delta ecosystem?
Description: Report from a conference at UC Davis. "An introduction to climate change impacts on the Bay-Delta system, given by Dr. Jim Cloern, a research scientist at the USGS who conducts research on the ecology and biogeochemistry of estuaries to understand how th
Publication Date: Jul 27, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

Estuarine Fish Communities Respond to Climate Variability over both River and Ocean Basins
Description: "Estuaries are dynamic environments at the land-sea interface that are strongly affected by interannual climate variability. Ocean-atmosphere processes propagate into estuaries from the sea, and atmospheric processes over land propagate into estuaries fro
Source: United States. Geological Survey
Publication Date: Jun 16, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

2015 Workplan: National Water Program Response to Climate Change
Description: What the EPA is doing in the areas of "1. water infrastructure; 2. watersheds and wetlands; 3. coastal and ocean waters; 4. water quality; and 5. working with Tribes."
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Jun 16, 2015
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Federal Regulations, EPA, Clean Air Act / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Incorporating climate change projections into riparian restoration planning and design
Description: "In this review, we discuss and provide examples of how climate change might be incorporated into restoration planning at the key stages of assessing the project context, establishing restoration goals and design criteria, evaluating design alternatives,
Publication Date: Jun 2, 2015
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

 

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