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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Flooding

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Joint effects of storm surge and sea-level rise on US Coasts: new economic estimates of impacts, adaptation, and benefits of mitigation policy
Description: "Recent literature, the US Global Change Research Program’s National Climate Assessment, and recent events, such as Hurricane Sandy, highlight the need to take better account of both storm surge and sea-level rise (SLR) in assessing coastal risks of clima
Publication Date: Mar 1, 2015
Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /

Executive Order Establishing a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard and a Process for Further Soliciting and Considering Stakeholder Input
Description: Requires federal government agencies to take climate change into account in their flood management activities.
Source: United States.
Publication Date: Jan 30, 2015
Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses /

From the extreme to the mean: Acceleration and tipping points of coastal inundation from sea level rise
Description: "Relative sea level rise (RSLR) has driven large increases in annual water level exceedances (duration and frequency) above minor (nuisance level) coastal flooding elevation thresholds established by the National Weather Service (NWS) at U.S. tide gauges
Source: United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Publication Date: Dec 18, 2014
Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /

U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit
Description: Aggregates in one place tools, data, and maps from federal government agencies. Topics covered include water resources, coastal flood risk, ecosystem vulnerability, food resilience, and human health.
Source: United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Publication Date: Nov 17, 2014
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Models and Tools / Sea level rise /

Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report
Description: Synthesis of the IPCC's 5th assessment. "Human influence on the climate is clear. The more we disrupt our climate, the more we risk severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts. We have the means to limit climate change and build a more prosperous, sustai
Source: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Publication Date: Nov 2, 2014
Topics: Agriculture / Flooding / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Temperature /

Flood Resilience: A Basic Guide for Water and Wastewater Utilities
Description: "For the water sector, 'flood resilience' refers to the ability of water and wastewater utilities to withstand a flooding event, minimize damage and rapidly recover from disruptions to service.1 Utilities can build resilience by implementing mitigation me
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Sep 5, 2014
Topics: Flooding / Water utilities guidance /

2014 California Adaptation Forum Videos and Presentations
Description: Videos and presentations on adaptation as it relates to flood management, water and ecosystem planning, coastal fog, supply chains, sea-level rise, drought, and more.
Publication Date: Aug 20, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Flooding / Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation / Sea level rise /

Sea Level Rise: A Slow-Moving Emergency
Description: Among the findings: Key segments of the economy are at risk, infrastructure is at risk, extreme storms and king tides add to vulnerability, saltwater intrusion and erosions are problems. (California State Assembly Select Committee Sea Level Rise and the
Source: California. Legislature
Publication Date: Aug 1, 2014
Topics: California: Statewide / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise /

Water/Wastewater Utilities and Extreme Climate and Weather Events: Case Studies on Community Response, Lessons Learned, Adaptation, and Planning Needs for the Future
Description: Examined six utilities that experience various kinds of extreme weather (including floods and droughts) and how they manage. (Case studies)
Source: Water Research Foundation
Publication Date: Jul 21, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Drought / Flooding / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

Rising Tides at Our Doorstep
Description: The San Francisco Civil Grand Jury investigated "How and where will rising sea levels most likely affect the City of San Francisco and what is the City doing to address the issue." Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation / Sea level rise /


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