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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Models and Tools

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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 /

The future of climate modeling
Description: "Recently a number of scientists have proposed substantial changes to the practice of climate modeling, though they disagree over what those changes should be. We provide an overview and critical examination of three leading proposals: the unified approac
Publication Date: Jun 18, 2015
Topics: Models and Tools /

NEX Global Daily Downscaled Climate Projections
Description: "The NASA Earth Exchange Global Daily Downscaled Projections (NEX-GDDP) dataset is comprised of downscaled climate scenarios for the globe that are derived from the General Circulation Model (GCM) runs conducted under the Coupled Model Intercomparison Pro
Publication Date: Jun 9, 2015
Topics: Models and Tools / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Temperature /

Comprehensive Evaluation of Projects with Respect to Sea-Level Change
Description: Includes a sea-level change curve calculator, which the Corps uses to make low, medium, and high projections for sea level rise. Also links to the latest Corps policies and guidelines.
Source: United States. Army Corps of Engineers
Publication Date: Feb 26, 2015
Topics: Models and Tools / Sea level rise /

California Basin Characterization Model: A Dataset of Historical and Future Hydrologic Response to Climate Change
Description: "To plan for future water- and land-resource demands, resource managers have generally relied on data from global climate model projections of precipitation and air temperature trends that lack the detail needed for precision planning at regional and loca
Source: United States. Geological Survey
Publication Date: Feb 9, 2015
Topics: California: Statewide / Models and Tools / 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 water resources, 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 /

Storm Water Management Model (SWMM)
Description: "EPA's Storm Water Management Model (SWMM) is used throughout the world for planning, analysis and design related to stormwater runoff, combined and sanitary sewers, and other drainage systems in urban areas. There are many applications for drainage syste
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Oct 9, 2014
Topics: Models and Tools / Water quality / Precipitation, Extreme Weather /

USGS Coastal Change Hazards Portal
Description: Shows degress of risk from extreme storms, shoreline change, sea-level rise.
Source: United States. Geological Survey
Publication Date: Jul 16, 2014
Topics: Models and Tools / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise /

Statistical Downscaling Using Localized Constructed Analogs (LOCA)
Description: "A new technique for statistically downscaling climate model simulations of daily temperature and precipitation is introduced and demonstrated over the western United States. The localized constructed analogs (LOCA) method produces downscaled estimates su
Publication Date: Jul 7, 2014
Topics: Models and Tools / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Temperature /

 

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