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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Models and Tools

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Climate Models: An Assessment of Strengths and Limitations
Description: (Final Report, Synthesis and Assessment Product 3.1) (SAP 3.1)
Source: United States. Climate Change Science Program
Publication Date: Jul 31, 2008
Topics: Research / Models and Tools /

Informing Decisions in a Changing Climate
Description: Concludes that the U.S. is unprepared for climate change and that government scientific agencies must organize to provide decision-support.
Source: National Academies
Publication Date: Mar 12, 2009
Topics: Research / Models and Tools /

Using Future Climate Projections to Support Water Resources Decision Making in California
Description: "This paper presents several advances in using future climate projection information in water resources planning, such as an improved understanding of how well selected climate models represent historical climate conditions and refined methodologies for r
Source: California Climate Change Center
Publication Date: Aug 31, 2009
Topics: California: Statewide / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance / Models and Tools / Streamflow /

Climate Change & Wanger Long-Term Impacts of DWR's Draft 2007 Reliability Report Imported Water Allocations to District UWMP 2005 Water Supply Projections: Technical Memorandum Draft
Description: Miguel Silva's projections of District water supply taking into account climate change and Delta pumping restrictions. For in-house use ONLY.
Source: Santa Clara Valley Water District
Publication Date: Jul 9, 2008
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Models and Tools / Santa Clara Valley Water District / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

First National Expert and Stakeholder Workshop on Water Infrastructure Sustainability and Adaptation to Climate Change
Description: A wide range of perspectives by water experts on projecting climate change and planning for it
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Jan 7, 2009
Topics: Adaptation / Models and Tools / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

Climate Change Technical Briefings
Description: Among the topics in the two-page briefings: Climate models and scenarios, regional climate downscaling, climate vulnerability assessment, adaptation planning, water supply reliability, water demand impacts, water quality impacts, coastal zone impacts. Ke
Source: Water Research Foundation
Publication Date: Nov 10, 2009
Topics: Adaptation / Models and Tools / Sea level rise / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

CalAdapt - Visualizing Climate Change Risk and Adaptation Options in California
Description: Prototype modeling the effects of climate change, including climate data on a grid, sea level rise, snow pack projections, and wildfire frequency. Many of these applications work with Google Earth.
Source: California. Natural Resources Agency
Publication Date: Dec 2, 2009
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / Models and Tools / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Wildfires /

Options for Improving Climate Modeling to Assist Water Utility Planning for Climate Change
Description: Report "explains how climate models work, describes how some WUCA members have used climate models and downscaling to assess impacts on their systems and develop adaptation options, and makes seven initial recommendations for how climate modeling and down
Source: Water Utility Climate Alliance
Publication Date: Dec 9, 2009
Topics: Models and Tools / Water utilities guidance /

Water and Climate: Observations from Seattle
Description: How Seattle Public Utilities is downscaling global climate models to make projections for the region. (Kersnar, J. and P. Fleming, 2009)
Publication Date: Sep 21, 2009
Topics: Models and Tools / Sample Climate Action Plans / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

BASINS 4.0 Climate Assessment Tool (CAT): Supporting Documentation and User's Manual
Description: Modeling tool allows users to create climate change scenarios for watersheds. Works with EPA's BASINS modeling system. Keywords: BASINS CAT
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Jun 26, 2009
Topics: Models and Tools / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Temperature / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

 

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