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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Drought

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Climate Change and California Water Resources: A Survey and Summary of the Literature
Description: 2005 report for the California Energy Commission on the state of knowledge on how climate change is affecting California's water supply. Peter Gleick
Source: Pacific Institute
Publication Date: Aug 1, 2005
Topics: California: Statewide / Drought / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Colorado River Basin Water Management: Evaluating and Adjusting to Hydroclimatic Variability
Description: Global warming is expected to lead to increased droughts in the Colorado River watershed.
Source: National Academies
Publication Date: Feb 21, 2007
Topics: California: Statewide / Drought / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Water Resources Management and Drought Planning Group: Papers and Presentations
Description: Includes research on climate change and water resources in California (University of Washington) Keywords: VanRheenen, Wood, Palmer, Lettenmaier
Topics: California: Statewide / Drought / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate Change: Agencies Should Develop Guidance for Addressing the Effects on Federal Land and Water Resources
Description: (Sept. 2007)
Source: United States. Government Accountability Office
Publication Date: Aug 7, 2007
Topics: Drought / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Model Projections of an Imminent Transition to a More Arid Climate in Southwestern North America
Description: (Seager, R., et al., Science Express, 5 April 2007) Keyword: Southwest
Publication Date: Apr 5, 2007
Topics: California: Statewide / Drought / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

State of the Darling: Hydrology Report
Description: How climate change is affecting an Australian watershed (Murray-Darling Basin Commission, 2007)
Publication Date: Mar 1, 2007
Topics: Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Urban Drought Guidebook
Description: Guidance for local water agencies to prepare for drought (2008 update)
Source: California. Dept. of Water Resources
Publication Date: Apr 8, 2008
Topics: California: Statewide / Drought / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

Climate Change and Water
Description: IPCC report predicts increased flooding and drought. (Executive Summary) (June 2008)
Source: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Publication Date: Jun 1, 2008
Topics: Agriculture / Drought / Global issues, human impacts / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Flooding /

Warming may create substantial water supply shortages in the Colorado River basin
Description: Report projects a 500-year low (McCabe, G. J. and Wolock, D. M., 2007, Geophysical Research Letters)
Source: United States. Geological Survey
Publication Date: Nov 27, 2007
Topics: California: Statewide / Drought / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate Change in California
Description: Presentation at ACWA by state meteorologist Elissa Lynn, May 2008. (Powerpoint file)
Source: California. Dept. of Water Resources
Publication Date: May 7, 2008
Topics: California: Statewide / Drought / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

 

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