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2020 Water Resilience Portfolio (draft)
A changing framework for urban water systems
A changing framework for urban water systemsAmerican Chemical Society (ACS) | May 8, 2013...Summary
Urban water infrastructure and the institutions responsible for its management have gradually evolved over the past two centuries. Today, they are under increasing...
A freshwater conservation blueprint for California: prioritizing watersheds for freshwater biodiversity
A freshwater conservation blueprint for California: prioritizing watersheds for freshwater biodiversityFreshwater Science, University of Chicago Press Journals | April 18, 2018...Summary
Conservation scientists have adapted conservation planning principles designed for protection of habi- tats ranging from terrestrial to freshwater ecosystems. We applied current approaches...
A spatially comprehensive, hydrometeorological data set for Mexico, the U.S., and Southern Canada 1950–2013
A spatially comprehensive, hydrometeorological data set for Mexico, the U.S., and Southern Canada 1950–2013Nature | August 18, 2015...Summary
A data set of observed daily precipitation, maximum and minimum temperature, gridded to a 1/16° (~6 km) resolution, is described that spans the...
A tale of two California droughts: Lessons amidst record warmth and dryness in a region of complex physical and human geography
A tale of two California droughts: Lessons amidst record warmth and dryness in a region of complex physical and human geographyAmerican Geophysical Union (AGU) | November 19, 2015...Summary
The state of California has experienced the worst drought in its historical record during 2012–2015. Adverse effects of this multi year event have been...
Accounting for Climate Change$0.00
Accounting for Climate ChangeDepartment of Water Resources | April 29, 2010...Summary
In recent years, evidence that global climate will have significant effects on water resources in California has continued to accumulate. Climate change can...
Adaptability and adaptations of California’s water supply system to dry climate warming
Adaptability and adaptations of California’s water supply system to dry climate warmingClimactic Change, Springer | November 27, 2007...Summary
Economically optimal operational changes and adaptations for California’s water supply system are examined for a dry form of climate warming (GFDL CM2.1 A2)...
Adaptation Strategies for Agricultural Sustainability in Yolo County, California$0.00
Adaptation Strategies for Agricultural Sustainability in Yolo County, CaliforniaCalifornia Energy Commission (CEC) | July 31, 2012...Summary
This place-based case study in an agricultural county in California’s Central Valley focused on the period of 2010–2050, and dealt with biophysical and...
Adapting California’s Water Management to Climate Change$0.00
Adapting California’s Water Management to Climate ChangePublic Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | January 12, 2009...Summary
Among the potential impacts of climate change, accelerated sea level rise and a reduced Sierra snowpack are the most certain. Both will pose...
Adapting to Climate Change and Drought in Selected California Groundwater Basins: Local Achievements and Challenges
Adapting to Climate Change and Drought in Selected California Groundwater Basins: Local Achievements and ChallengesCalifornia Natural Resources Agency | August 27, 2018...Summary
Climate change projections are for higher temperatures and extreme droughts by the end of the 21st century. This will alter the natural recharge...