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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Flooding

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Climate Adaptation: The State of Practice in U.S. Communities
Description: "Communities in the U.S. are undertaking a rich array of climate adaptation actions that are making them more resilient to climate impacts. These actions provide models and lessons that can immediately help other communities better protect themselves from
Publication Date: Nov 30, 2016
Topics: Adaptation / Drought / Flooding / Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate Change Adaptation Strategy: 2016 Progress Report
Description: USBR has four goals: increase water management flexibility, enhance climate adaptation planning, improve infrastructure reliability, and expand information sharing.
Source: United States. Bureau of Reclamation
Publication Date: Nov 29, 2016
Topics: Adaptation / Dams and reservoirs / Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate Change and the Delta
Description: Projected effects of climate change, including more evaporation, more floods and droughts, sea level rise. (Dettinger, M., et al., 2016, San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science)
Publication Date: Oct 12, 2016
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Drought / Flooding / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Partnership for Resilience and Preparedness
Description: Data gathered from public and private sources, including downscaled temperature and precipitation projections and drought and flood data. Includes Sonoma County Water Agency's climate resilience dashboard.
Source: United States.
Publication Date: Sep 22, 2016
Topics: California: Water/Flood Protection Districts / Flooding / Models and Tools / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Extreme hydrological changes in the southwestern US drive reductions in water supply to Southern California by mid century
Description: "The Southwestern United States has a greater vulnerability to climate change impacts on water security due to a reliance on snowmelt driven imported water. The State of California, which is the most populous and agriculturally productive in the United St
Publication Date: Sep 21, 2016
Topics: California: Statewide / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Characterizing Risk in Climate Change Assessments: Proceedings of a Workshop
Description: The National Academies were asked "to conduct a workshop to explore ways to frame the [National Climate Assement, 4th edition] and subsequent NCA reports in terms of risks to society. The workshop was intended to collect experienced views on how to charac
Source: National Academies
Publication Date: Sep 18, 2016
Topics: Adaptation / Flooding / Global issues, human impacts / Sea level rise /

Sea-Level Rise and U.S. Coasts: Science and Policy Considerations
Description: "From 1901 to 2010, global sea levels rose an estimated 187 millimeters (mm; 7.4 inches), averaging a 1.7 mm (0.07 inch) rise annually. Estimates are that the annual rate rose to 3.2 mm (0.13 inches) from 1992 to 2010. Although the extent of future sea-le
Source: United States. Congressional Research Service
Publication Date: Sep 12, 2016
Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /

Green Infrastructure and Climate Change: Collaborating to Improve Community Resiliency
Description: "In 2015, EPA convened charrettes, or intensive planning sessions, in four cities: Albuquerque, Grand Rapids, Los Angeles, and New Orleans, to explore the ways in which green infrastructure could help cities become more resilient to climate change." In Lo
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Aug 22, 2016
Topics: Drought / Flooding / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate Change Indicators in the United States
Description: "The Earth's climate is changing. Temperatures are rising, snow and rainfall patterns are shifting, and more extreme climate events -- like heavy rainstorms and record high temperatures -- are already happening. Many of these observed changes are linked t
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Aug 2, 2016
Topics: Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea and Polar ice / Sea level rise / Temperature /

Risky business: Engaging the public on sea level rise and inundation
Description: "To examine whether U.S. public opinion may become as sharply polarized on adaptation responses as it has been on mitigation policies, we surveyed a sample of urban coastal residents in Maryland (n = 378). We then tested the impact of a community delibera
Publication Date: Jul 18, 2016
Topics: Flooding / Politics, laws, United Nations, etc. / Sea level rise /

 

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