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Decision Scaling Climate Vulnerability Assessment for the California Department of Water Resources Final Report
Description: "This assessment of long-term and persistent hydrologic impacts of climate change focuses on the effects to the operation of the State Water Project (SWP), including ecological conditions that dictate operating rules. DWR owns and operates the SWP for f
Source: California. Dept. of Water Resources
Publication Date: May 15, 2019
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / Drought / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Executive Order N-10-19
Description: Governor's order to state agencies to assess the state's water needs and plan a water resilience portfolio in light of climate change.
Source: California. Governor's Office
Publication Date: Apr 29, 2019
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Managing Wastewater in a Changing Climate
Description: "Many wastewater agencies are pursuing specific changes to their operations, infrastructure, or finances in response to the cascade of challenges they experienced during the latest drought. A PPIC survey of wastewater agencies done as part of this study f
Source: Public Policy Institute of California
Publication Date: Apr 16, 2019
Topics: California: Statewide / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

Climate Action Plan, Phase 3: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment
Description: "This climate change vulnerability assessment (VA) provides the first evaluation of its kind for facilities owned and operated by DWR and the activities that DWR performs. This analysis draws from the extensive body of knowledge about climate change and a
Source: California. Dept. of Water Resources
Publication Date: Apr 2, 2019
Topics: California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Sea level rise / Temperature / 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 /

Climate variability and change of Mediterranean-type climates
Description: "Mediterranean-type climates are defined by temperate, wet winters and hot or warm dry summers and exist at the western edges of five continents in locations determined by the geography of winter storm tracks and summer subtropical anticyclones. The clima
Publication Date: Mar 6, 2019
Topics: California: Statewide / Precipitation, Extreme Weather /

Jet stream dynamics, hydroclimate, and fire in California from 1600 CE to present
Description: "North Pacific jet stream (NPJ) behavior strongly affects cool-season moisture delivery in California and is an important predictor of summer fire conditions. Reconstructions of the NPJ before modern fire suppression began in the early 20th century identi
Publication Date: Mar 4, 2019
Topics: California: Statewide / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Wildfires /

Assessing California's Climate Policies -- An Overview
Description: "Chapter 135 of 2017 (AB 398, E. Garcia) requires our office to annually report on the economic impacts and benefits of California’s statutory greenhouse gas (GHG) emission goals—statewide emissions to 1990 levels by 2020 and to 40 percent below 1990 leve
Source: California. Legislative Analyst's Office
Publication Date: Dec 21, 2018
Topics: California: Statewide / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /

SGMA Climate Change Resources
Description: "This dataset includes processed climate change datasets related to climatology, hydrology, and water operations. The climatological data provided are change factors for precipitation and reference evapotranspiration gridded over the entire State. The hyd
Source: California. Dept. of Water Resources
Publication Date: Dec 13, 2018
Topics: California: Statewide / Groundwater / Models and Tools / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

The Changing Character of the California Sierra Nevada as a Natural Reservoir
Description: "The mountains of the Western United States provide a vital natural service through the storage and release of mountain snowpack, lessening impacts of seasonal aridity and satiating summer water demand. However, climate change continues to undermine these
Source: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Publication Date: Nov 20, 2018
Topics: California: Statewide / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

 

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