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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Flooding

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Regional Sea Level Scenarios for Coastal Risk Management: Managing the Uncertainty of Future Sea Level Change and Extreme Water Levels for Department of Defense Coastal Sites Worldwide
Description: "Global change, including climate change, poses unique challenges to the Department of Defense (DoD). In particular, coastal military sites, and their associated natural and built infrastructure, operations, and readiness capabilities, are vulnerable to t
Source: United States. Dept. of Defense
Publication Date: Apr 25, 2016
Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /

San Francisco Bay Shore Inventory: Mapping for Sea Level Rise Planning
Description: "To provide a comprehensive and consistent picture of today’s Bay shore, SFEI mapped and inventoried Bay shore features that could affect flooding and flood routing for all nine Bay Area counties. While many different detailed levee layers exist, the regi
Source: San Francisco Estuary Institute
Publication Date: Apr 7, 2016
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Sea level rise /

SECURE Water Act Section 9503(c) -- Reclamation, Climate Change, and Water, 2016
Description: "The SECURE Water Report identifies climate change as a growing risk to Western water management and cites warmer temperatures, changes to precipitation, snowpack and the timing and quality of streamflow runoff across major river basins as threats to wate
Source: United States. Bureau of Reclamation
Publication Date: Mar 22, 2016
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Groundwater / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Streamflow / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Millions projected to be at risk from sea-level rise in the continental United States
Description: "Sea-level rise (SLR) is one of the most apparent climate change stressors facing human society. Although it is known that many people at present inhabit areas vulnerable to SLR, few studies have accounted for ongoing population growth when assessing the
Publication Date: Mar 14, 2016
Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /

San Francisco Sea Level Rise Action Plan
Description: "The Sea Level Rise Action Plan completes four strategic tasks: 1) Establishes an overarching vision, goals, and a set of guiding principles for sea level rise planning; 2) Summarizes current climate science, relevant policies and regulations, and vulnera
Publication Date: Mar 10, 2016
Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Sample Climate Action Plans / Sea level rise /

Safeguarding California: Implementation Action Plans
Description: Includes plans for the water, agricultural, biodiversity and habitat, emergency management, energy, land use, and public health sectors.
Source: California. Natural Resources Agency
Publication Date: Mar 8, 2016
Topics: Adaptation / Agriculture / California: Bay Area and Delta / California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Flooding / Groundwater / Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

More extreme precipitation in the world's dry and wet regions
Description: "Intensification of the hydrological cycle is expected to accompany a warming climate. It has been suggested that changes in the spatial distribution of precipitation will amplify differences between dry and wet regions, but this has been disputed for cha
Publication Date: Mar 7, 2016
Topics: Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather /

Unnatural Coastal Floods: Sea level rise and the human fingerprint on U.S. floods since 1950
Description: "Human-caused global sea level rise effectively tipped the balance, pushing high water events over the threshold, for about two-thirds of the observed flood days. The fraction has increased from less than half in the 1950s, to more than three-quarters wit
Publication Date: Feb 22, 2016
Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /

Coastal infrastructure: a typology for the next century of adaptation to sea-level rise
Description: "Categorizing the choices in coastal infrastructure that are available to policy makers will allow for comparisons of their potential impacts on ecosystems and of their value in preparation for long-term sea-level rise. Although similar approaches have be
Publication Date: Oct 23, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Sea level rise /

Increasing water cycle extremes in California and in relation to ENSO cycle under global warming
Description: "Since the winter of 2013-2014, California has experienced its most severe drought in recorded history, causing statewide water stress, severe economic loss and an extraordinary increase in wildfires. Identifying the effects of global warming on regional
Publication Date: Oct 21, 2015
Topics: California: Statewide / Drought / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather /

 

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