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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 /

Meeting the Challenge of Sea Level Rise in Santa Clara County
Description: Conference presented by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo and Assemblyman Rich Gordon. Summary and video from the conference. California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Santa Clara Valley Water District staff presentations / Sea level rise /

Estuarine Fish Communities Respond to Climate Variability over both River and Ocean Basins
Description: "Estuaries are dynamic environments at the land-sea interface that are strongly affected by interannual climate variability. Ocean-atmosphere processes propagate into estuaries from the sea, and atmospheric processes over land propagate into estuaries fro
Source: United States. Geological Survey
Publication Date: Jun 16, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

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 /

E7: San Francisco Bay Shoreline Study
Description: "The purpose of the San Francisco Bay Shoreline Study is to: provide tidal flood protection, restore and enhance tidal marsh and related habitats, and provide recreational and public access opportunities. Initial construction for flood protection is plann
Source: Santa Clara Valley Water District
Publication Date: Jun 15, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / 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 /

South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Study Phase 1 Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Draft Environmental Impact Report
Description: "The flood risk management and ecosystem restoration problems and opportunities are interrelated; implementing flood risk management features now, rather than after sea level rises, allows earlier implementation of the salt marsh restoration. Delaying the
Source: Santa Clara Valley Water District
Publication Date: Dec 18, 2014
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Santa Clara Valley Water District / 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 /

 

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