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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 /

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 /

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 /

Resource Guide: DWR-Provided Climate Change Data and Guidance for Use During Groundwater Sustainability Plan Development
Description: "The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) provides multiple resources related to climate change for Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) to use during development of Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs). This document gives GSAs and oth
Source: California. Dept. of Water Resources
Publication Date: Jul 23, 2018
Topics: California: Statewide / Groundwater /

Groundwater Depletion: A Significant Unreported Source of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
Description: "We suggest that groundwater depletion adds significant and measurable CO2 to the atmosphere and should be considered as a source in future CO2 budgets as groundwater depletion at the same or greater rate is likely to continue." (Wood, W. W. and D. W. Hyn
Publication Date: Nov 16, 2017
Topics: Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Groundwater /

Navigating a Flood of Information: Evaluating and Integrating Climate Science into Groundwater Planning in California
Description: "In California, groundwater contributes more than half of the state's water supply during dry years (DWR 2009). Understanding the impacts that climate change will have upon this critical resource is of importance for the state’s long-term water and food s
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists
Publication Date: Nov 14, 2017
Topics: California: Statewide / Groundwater / Water utilities guidance /

How might recharge change under projected climate change in the western US?
Description: "Although groundwater is a major water resource in the western US, little research has been done on the impacts of climate change on groundwater storage and recharge in the West. Here we assess the impact of projected changes in climate on groundwater rec
Publication Date: Oct 16, 2017
Topics: Groundwater /

A synopsis of climate change effects on groundwater recharge
Description: "Six review articles published between 2011 and 2016 on groundwater and climate change are briefly summarized. This synopsis focuses on aspects related to predicting changes to groundwater recharge conditions, with several common conclusions between the r
Publication Date: Sep 28, 2017
Topics: Groundwater /

Depletion and response of deep groundwater to climate-induced pumping variability
Description: "Groundwater constitutes a critical component of our water resources. Widespread groundwater level declines have occurred in the USA over recent decades, including in regions not typically considered water stressed, such as areas of the Northwest and mid-
Publication Date: Jan 23, 2017
Topics: Groundwater /

SECURE Water Act Section 9503(c) -- Reclamation, Climate Change, and Water, 2016
Description: "The SECURE Water Report identifies climate change as a growing risk to Western water management and cites warmer temperatures, changes to precipitation, snowpack and the timing and quality of streamflow runoff across major river basins as threats to wate
Source: United States. Bureau of Reclamation
Publication Date: Mar 22, 2016
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Groundwater / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Streamflow / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /


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