Santa Clara Valley Water District

Climate Change Reports by Topic: Adaptation

Limit by Place



Combine Topics


Results 1 - 10 of 313

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 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

Decision Scaling (DS): Decision Support for Climate Change
Description: "Adaptation planning and climate risk management are examples of decision processes made under climate uncertainty. A variety of approaches exist for helping an analyst to evaluate alternatives over future unknown states of the world. However, climate unc
Publication Date: Apr 5, 2019
Topics: Adaptation / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

Building and Measuring Community Resilience
Description: "Summarizes the existing portfolio of relevant or related resilience measurement efforts and notes gaps and challenges associated with them. It describes how some communities build and measure resilience and offers four key actions that communities could
Source: National Academies
Publication Date: Mar 20, 2019
Topics: Adaptation /

Proposed Policy to Plan for Sea Level Rise
Description: "The Policy will serve as guidance in developing the more detailed Sea Level Rise Adaptation Plan to protect Palo Alto’s neighborhoods, economy, and Baylands habitat. . . . The Plan will be delivered for Council review by December 2020 and will serve as t
Publication Date: Mar 18, 2019
Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation / Sea level rise /

Adaptation to Future Water Shortages in the United States Caused by Population Growth and Climate Change
Description: "Population growth and climate change will combine to pose substantial challenges for water management in the United States. Projections of water supply and demand over the 21st century show that in the absence of further adaptation efforts, serious water
Publication Date: Feb 28, 2019
Topics: Adaptation / Agriculture / Groundwater / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Towards operational predictions of the near-term climate
Description: "Near-term climate predictions -- which operate on annual to decadal timescales -- offer benefits for climate adaptation and resilience, and are thus important for society. Although skillful near-term predictions are now possible, particularly when couple
Publication Date: Jan 21, 2019
Topics: Adaptation / Models and Tools /

Marin County Sea Level Rise Publications
Description: Marin ocean coast sea level rise adaptation report and vulnerability assessment. "The Adaptation Report is not a plan, but rather an informational document compiling adaptation options proposed to date to set the foundation for continued planning in West
Publication Date: Dec 11, 2018
Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Sea level rise /


Next page

Return to Climate Change Portal

Links on these pages go to sites of interest to the staff of the Santa Clara Valley Water District. Listing a site on these pages does not constitute an endorsement by the District.

Created and maintained by Bob Teeter, District Librarian; organized by Sarah Young

   Copyright 2018 © Santa Clara Valley Water District Contact Us | Site Map