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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Models and Tools

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LOCA Statistical Downscaling (Localized Constructed Analogs)
Description: "LOCA is a statistical downscaling technique that uses past history to add improved fine-scale detail to global climate models. We have used LOCA to downscale 32 global climate models from the CMIP5 archive at a 1/16th degree spatial resolution, covering
Source: United States. Geological Survey
Publication Date: Sep 12, 2016
Topics: Models and Tools / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

MACA Statistically Downscaled Climate Data from CMIP5
Description: Climate data that can be used for local and regional scenarios. Questions and answers from USGS
Source: United States. Geological Survey
Publication Date: Jul 20, 2016
Topics: Models and Tools /

Co-producing actionable science for water utilities
Description: "This article explores the efforts of four water utilities to co-produce actionable science by forging partnerships with scientific institutions to explore integrating climate considerations into their specific management context. The experiences of these
Source: Water Utility Climate Alliance
Publication Date: Jul 7, 2016
Topics: Models and Tools / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

Interagency Water Resources and Climate Change Workgroup
Description: Site for updates to "Priorities for Managing Freshwater Resources in a Changing Climate: National Action Plan."
Publication Date: May 18, 2016
Topics: Models and Tools / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

Integrated Climate and Land Use Scenarios (ICLUS)
Description: Generate maps of scenarios for housing density, impervious surfaces, and county populations.
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Apr 29, 2016
Topics: Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation / Models and Tools /

U.S. Climate Atlas
Description: "These maps are based on the new nClimDiv (New Climate Division) dataset which uses daily observations of temperature and precipitation from over 10,000 stations in the U.S. NCEI scientists are using new methodologies to quality control the daily data, su
Source: United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Publication Date: Apr 18, 2016
Topics: Models and Tools / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Temperature /

Considering climate change in water resources planning
Description: "A look at the DWR's efforts to address climate change impacts, as well as the modeling tools used in climate change analysis." Report of DWR staff presentations to the January 2016 meeting of the California Water Commission.
Source: California. Dept. of Water Resources
Publication Date: Feb 17, 2016
Topics: California: Statewide / Models and Tools / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

Climate Information: A National System Could Help Federal, State, Local, and Private Sector Decision Makers Use Climate Information
Description: "This report examines (1) the extent to which federal efforts meet the climate information needs of decision makers; (2) examples of how other countries organized climate information systems; (3) whether and how federal efforts could be improved; and (4)
Publication Date: Dec 8, 2015
Topics: Models and Tools /

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 /

Perspectives and Guidance for Climate Change Analysis
Description: Report of DWR's Climate Change Technical Advisory Group. Guidance on selecting a global climate model (GCM), planning for extreme conditions, and downscaling from models. SCVWD's own Sarah Young served on this committee.
Source: California. Dept. of Water Resources
Publication Date: Aug 14, 2015
Topics: California: Statewide / Models and Tools / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Water utilities guidance /

 

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