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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Models and Tools

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NOAA Western Region Climate Service Providers Database
Description: "Looking for expert assistance on climate issues but unsure where to start? The Climate Services Provider Database is a directory of climate service providers in the Western U.S. You can search the site for the type of information or service you're seekin
Source: United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Publication Date: May 9, 2017
Topics: Agriculture / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Global issues, human impacts / Models and Tools / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Research / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Wildfires /

On bias correction in drought frequency analysis based on climate models
Description: "Assessment of future drought characteristics based on climate models is difficult as climate models usually have bias in simulating precipitation frequency and intensity. In this study, we examine the significance of bias correction in the context of dro
Publication Date: Dec 10, 2016
Topics: Drought / Models and Tools /

Looking Forward: Priorities for Managing Freshwater Resources in a Changing Climate: National Action Plan Update
Description: Recommends federal actions to support water resilience in the areas of data and research, planning and decision support, and training and outreach. Includes an inventory of major hydro-dlimatic data collection systems in the United States.
Publication Date: Dec 5, 2016
Topics: Adaptation / Models and Tools /

Partnership for Resilience and Preparedness
Description: Data gathered from public and private sources, including downscaled temperature and precipitation projections and drought and flood data. Includes Sonoma County Water Agency's climate resilience dashboard.
Source: United States.
Publication Date: Sep 22, 2016
Topics: California: Water/Flood Protection Districts / Flooding / Models and Tools / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Downscaled Climate Model Data /

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 / Downscaled Climate Model Data /

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

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 /

 

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