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

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How can climate change and engineered water conveyance affect sediment dynamics in the San Francisco Bay-Delta system?
Description: "Suspended sediment concentration is an important estuarine health indicator. Estuarine ecosystems rely on the maintenance of habitat conditions, which are changing due to direct human impact and climate change. This study aims to evaluate the impact of c
Publication Date: Apr 24, 2017
Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Sea level rise / Water quality /

Marin Bay Waterfront Adaptation and Vulnerability Evaluation (BayWAVE)
Description: "BayWAVE is a focused vulnerability assessment (VA) of the eastern Marin shoreline from the Golden Gate Bridge to the county line north of Novato. The fundamental goal of the BayWAVE project is to increase awareness and preparation for future SLR [sea-lev
Publication Date: Apr 4, 2017
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Sea level rise /

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 /

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 /

Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers Basin Study
Description: Finds that climate impacts in the Delta include: temperature, precipitation, snowpack, runoff, and sea level. This study uses more recent socioeconomic and climate scenarios than earlier studies. Has a companion California: Bay Area and Delta / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

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 /

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 /

The Baylands and Climate Change: What We Can Do: Baylands Ecosystem Habitat Goals Science Update 2015
Description: "The wetlands at the shore of the San Francisco Bay are an integral part of the region’s iconic beauty, and they provide numerous benefits for our economy and quality of life. These baylands support abundant wildlife, clean water, open space for recreati
Publication Date: Oct 15, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Sea level rise /

State of the Estuary 2015
Description: Analyzes trends in the Bay-Delta ecosystem. One trend is that sea-level rise could cause tidal marsh wetland habitat to be lost.
Publication Date: Sep 17, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Sea level rise /

 

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