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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Flooding

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FEMA Map Service Center
Description: Download or purchase flood insurance maps.
Source: United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency
Topics: Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Flooding /

Progress on Incorporating Climate Change into Management of California's Water Resources
Description: 2006 report on potential effects of climate change on the State Water Project, the Central Valley Project, Delta water quality, flood management, and evapotranspiration. 339 pages (7.3 MB PDF)
Source: California. Dept. of Water Resources
Publication Date: Jul 1, 2006
Topics: California: Statewide / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Flooding /

California Climate Change, Hydrologic Response, and Flood Forecasting
Description: Paper by Norman L. Miller, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2003)
Publication Date: Nov 20, 2003
Topics: California: Statewide / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Flooding /

Potential Impacts of Climate Change on U.S. Transportation
Description: Among the impacts are flooding of roads and railways due to sea-level rise and intense precipitation events.
Source: National Academies
Publication Date: Mar 11, 2008
Topics: Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Flooding /

Climate Change and Water
Description: IPCC report predicts increased flooding and drought. (Executive Summary) (June 2008)
Source: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Publication Date: Jun 1, 2008
Topics: Agriculture / Drought / Global issues, human impacts / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Flooding /

Dutch Expertise: Water Management and Flood Control
Description: Introduction to the history of these challenges in the Netherlands.
Publication Date: Nov 1, 2005
Topics: Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Flooding /

Assessment of Flood Losses in the United States
Description: Climate change has led to increased flooding.
Publication Date: Apr 1, 2008
Topics: Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Flooding /

Must New York City Have Its Own Katrina?
Description: Suggests ways that New York could protect itself from coastal flooding due to rising sea levels. (Hill, D., 2008, Leadership and Management in Engineering)
Source: American Society of Civil Engineers
Publication Date: Jul 1, 2008
Topics: Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Flooding /

Projecting Vulnerability to Inundation Due to Sea Level Rise in the San Francisco Bay and Delta
Description: Paper by Noah Knowles, USGS. "Projected sea level rise over the next century will affect the shoreline of the Bay/Delta, newly inundating some areas and increasing the risk of levee failure in others. A new elevation dataset has been assembled allowing
Source: United States. Geological Survey
Publication Date: Sep 9, 2008
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Sea level rise / Economic aspects, Costs / Flooding /

Hydrodynamic Modelling of Estuarine Flood Defence Realignment as an Adaptive Management Response to Sea-Level Rise
Description: "A numerical hydrodynamic model is used to investigate the sensitivity of a morphologically complex and heavily 'engineered' mesotidal estuary to idealized sea-level rise scenarios and to evaluate the appropriateness of managed realignment as an adaptive
Publication Date: Mar 1, 2008
Topics: Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Adaptation / Flooding /

 

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