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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Flooding

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Compounding effects of sea level rise and fluvial flooding
Description: "Population and assets in coastal regions are threatened by both oceanic and fluvial flooding hazards. Common flood hazard assessment practices typically focus on one flood driver at a time and ignore potential compounding impacts. Here we outline a uniqu
Publication Date: Aug 28, 2017
Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /

Presidential Executive Order on Establishing Discipline and Accountability in the Environmental Review and Permitting Process for Infrastructure
Description: Order streamlining the federal permitting process. Revokes Executive Order 13690 of January 30, 2015 (Establishing a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard and a Process for Further Soliciting and Considering Stakeholder Input).
Source: United States. White House
Publication Date: Aug 15, 2017
Topics: Flooding /

A global framework for future costs and benefits of river-flood protection in urban areas
Description: "Floods cause billions of dollars of damage each year, and flood risks are expected to increase due to socio-economic development, subsidence, and climate change. Implementing additional flood risk management measures can limit losses, protecting people a
Publication Date: Jul 31, 2017
Topics: Flooding / Adaptation /

Effective inundation of continental United States communities with 21st century sea level rise
Description: "Recurrent, tidally driven coastal flooding is one of the most visible signs of sea level rise. Recent studies have shown that such flooding will become more frequent and extensive as sea level continues to rise, potentially altering the landscape and liv
Publication Date: Jul 12, 2017
Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /

When Rising Seas Hit Home: Hard Choices Ahead for Hundreds of US Coastal Communities
Description: "This national analysis identifies when US coastal communities will face a level of disruptive flooding that affects people's homes, daily routines, and livelihoods. It identifies hundreds of communities that will face chronic inundation and possible retr
Publication Date: Jul 12, 2017
Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /

California from drought to deluge
Description: "The dramatic switch from extreme drought to severe flooding in California, and the accompanying flip from atmospheric ridge to trough in the northeastern Pacific, exemplifies the pathways to an intensified water cycle under a warming climate." (Wang, S.-
Publication Date: Jun 30, 2017
Topics: California: Statewide / Drought / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather /

The Governance Gap: Climate Adaptation and Sea-Level Rise in the San Francisco Bay Area
Description: "While most stakeholders recognize the risk of sea-level rise and other climate impacts, and have good ideas about potential on-the-ground solutions, realizing these solutions requires overcoming a series of governance challenges. All of these governance
Source: University of California, Davis
Publication Date: Jun 27, 2017
Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Sea level rise /

40+ Years of Wetland Restoration in the San Francisco Bay: Lessons Learned and Future Directions
Description: "How do you design a good habitat restoration project in San Francisco Bay? What have we learned from the last 40 years of restoration experience? And how do restoration designs need to change in the future, as we face sea level rise and declining sedimen
Publication Date: Jun 12, 2017
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Sea level rise / Video Training /

Amplification of flood frequencies with local sea level rise and emerging flood regimes
Description: "The amplification of flood frequencies by sea level rise (SLR) is expected to become one of the most economically damaging impacts of climate change for many coastal locations. Understanding the magnitude and pattern by which the frequency of current flo
Publication Date: Jun 7, 2017
Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /

Doubling of coastal flooding frequency within decades due to sea-level rise
Description: "Global climate change drives sea-level rise, increasing the frequency of coastal flooding. In most coastal regions, the amount of sea-level rise occurring over years to decades is significantly smaller than normal ocean-level fluctuations caused by tides
Publication Date: May 18, 2017
Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /


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