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Climate Change Reports by Topic: California: Bay Area and Delta

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California Central Valley Water Rights in a Changing Climate
Description: "Climate change and resulting changes in hydrology are already altering -- and are expected in the future to continue to alter -- the timing and amount of water flowing through rivers and streams. As these changes occur, the historical reliability of exi
Publication Date: Jun 23, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Streamflow / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

A Slow Rising Emergency -- Sea Level Rise
Description: Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury report on what the Santa Clara Valley Water District and cities within the county are doing to prepare for sea level rise in San Francisco Bay.
Source: Santa Clara County
Publication Date: Jun 16, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Santa Clara Valley Water District / Sea level rise /

New Approaches for Responding to Climate Change in the San Francisco Bay-Delta
Description: Series of 12 videos from a workshop on effects on the Bay-Delta ecosystem. (May not work with Internet Explorer 9)
Source: University of California, Davis
Publication Date: May 6, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation / Sea level rise /

Surviving the Storm
Description: Report concludes that the Bay Area is not prepared for a 150-year extreme storm event, which could cause widespread flooding in low-lying areas. Climate change makes such storms more likely. (Bay Council)
Publication Date: Apr 13, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise /

Understanding the Effects of Climate Change
Description: Abstracts of papers on climate change presented at the 2014 Bay-Delta Science Conference. Topics included severe storms (Dettinger, M., et al.), coastal flood maps for the San Francisco Bay (Barnard, P., et al.), the diminishing odds of 'normal' snowpack
Publication Date: Oct 30, 2014
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate Change Vulnerability of Freshwater Fishes of the San Francisco Bay Area
Description: "Climate change is expected to progressively shift the freshwater environments of the San Francisco Bay Area (SFBA) to states that favor alien fishes over native species. Native species likely will have more limited istributions and some may be extirpated
Publication Date: Sep 23, 2014
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

Sacramento and San Joaquin Basins Climate Impact Assessment
Description: Projects impacts to water deliveries, salinity in the Delta, fish species, hydropower, and flood control. Technical Appendix Past of the "West-Wide Climate Risk
Source: United States. Bureau of Reclamation
Publication Date: Sep 22, 2014
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Head of Tide
Description: "Within the tributaries that drain to San Francisco Bay, there exists a transition between fluvial and tidal processes and conditions. The upstream boundary of this transition, called the head of tide (HoT) zone, can be defined as the inland limit of the
Source: San Francisco Estuary Institute
Publication Date: Aug 25, 2014
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Sea level rise /

Climate, Drought, and Change
Description: "California possesses a uniquely variable Mediterranean climate that relies on a few big winter storms to build a snowpack that provides spring runoff to the Delta watershed. Over the past three water years, fewer storms than expected have hit the state l
Source: Delta Stewardship Council
Publication Date: Aug 25, 2014
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / California: Statewide / Drought / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Guidance for Incorporating Sea Level Rise into Capital Planning in San Francisco: Assessing Vulnerability, Risk, and Adaptation (Draft)
Description: "As a consequence of rising sea level, San Francisco will experience more frequent and severe coastal flooding than in the past. Areas that currently experience infrequent flooding will be inundated more often and more areas along our shorelines will be e
Publication Date: Jul 11, 2014
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Sea level rise /

 

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