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Regional Resilience Toolkit: 5 Steps to Build Large-Scale Resilience to Natural Disasters
Description: "The toolkit is set up to allow multiple jurisdictions and levels of government to work together for regional-scale actions. It is also designed for non-governmental partners and community groups to engage in a more inclusive and holistic process so that
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Jul 1, 2019
Topics: Adaptation / Drought / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Temperature / Wildfires /

Adapting to Rising Tides Bay Shoreline Flood Exlorer
Description: "The Adapting to Rising Tides program has developed this website to help Bay Area communities prepare for the impacts of current and future flooding due to sea level rise and storm surges by learning about causes of flooding, exploring maps of flood risk
Source: San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission
Publication Date: May 27, 2019
Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Sea level rise /

San Francisco Bay Shoreline Adaptation Atlas
Description: "A critical tool for this process is a science-based framework for developing adaptation strategies that are appropriate for the diverse shoreline of the Bay and that take advantage of natural processes. This report propsoes such a framework. Operational
Source: San Francisco Estuary Institute
Publication Date: May 2, 2019
Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Sea level rise /

Planning for Rising Waters: Sea Level, Groundwater and the Bay Edge
Description: "For years most coastal and Bay communities have focused their efforts on responding to sea level rise by planning and building sea walls, berms and other protective barriers against the water that will come ashore and threaten properties, shore ecosystem
Source: University of California, Berkeley
Publication Date: Apr 24, 2019
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Groundwater / Sea level rise /

Climate damages and adaptation potential across diverse sectors of the United States
Description: "There is a growing capability to project the impacts and economic effects of climate change across multiple sectors. This information is needed to inform decisions regarding the diversity and magnitude of future climate impacts and explore how mitigation
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Apr 8, 2019
Topics: Agriculture / Economic aspects, Costs / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Global issues, human impacts / Sea level rise / Temperature / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Wildfires /

Dynamic flood modeling essential to assess the coastal impacts of climate change
Description: "Coastal inundation due to sea level rise (SLR) is projected to displace hundreds of millions of people worldwide over the next century, creating significant economic, humanitarian, and national-security challenges. However, the majority of previous effor
Source: United States. Geological Survey
Publication Date: Mar 13, 2019
Topics: California: Statewide / Flooding / Sea level rise /

High-tide flooding disrupts local economic activity
Description: "Evaluation of observed sea level rise impacts to date has emphasized sea level extremes, such as those from tropical cyclones. Far less is known about the consequences of more frequent high-tide flooding. Empirical analysis of the disruption caused by hi
Publication Date: Feb 15, 2019
Topics: Economic aspects, Costs / Flooding / Sea level rise /

San Francisco Bay: Views of an Evolving Shoreline (Shoreview)
Description: "Explore the Bay shoreline and the consequences of sea level rise as climate change accelerates." Includes video, images, sea level rise forecasts, and impacts on the economy, contamination, wetlands, and recreation. (San Francisco Baykeeper)
Publication Date: Oct 1, 2018
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Sea level rise / Water quality /

California's Fourth Climate Change Assessment
Description: "California's Fourth Climate Change Assessment provides information to build resilience to climate impacts, including temperature, wildfire, water, sea level rise, and governance." "The Statewide Summary Report presents an overview of the main findings fr
Source: California. Natural Resources Agency
Publication Date: Aug 27, 2018
Topics: California: Statewide / Drought / Energy management and conservation / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Wildfires /

Revised Draft Climate Action Plan (Napa County)
Description: "This Climate Action Plan (CAP) provides a comprehensive roadmap to address the challenges of climate change in unincorporated Napa County. Acting on climate change means reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from local sources and helping the community
Publication Date: Jul 18, 2018
Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Temperature / Wildfires / Sample Climate Action Plans /

 

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