2020 Water Resilience Portfolio (draft)

California Natural Resources Agency | January 2nd, 2020

Summary

21st century California drought risk linked to model fidelity of the El Niño teleconnection

Nature Climate and Atmospheric Science | September 3rd, 2018

Summary

Greenhouse gas-induced climate change is expected to lead to negative hydrological impacts for southwestern North America, including California (CA). This includes a decr

A 10 per cent increase in global land evapotranspiration from 2003 to 2019

Nature | May 26th, 2021

Summary

Accurate quantification of global land evapotranspiration is necessary for understanding variability in the global water cycle, which is expected to intensify und

A 20,000-year record of ocean circulation and climate change from the Santa Barbara basin

Nature | October 12th, 1995

Summary

MUCH of the evidence for climate-driven fluctuations in ocean circulation during the past 20,000 years has come from studies of the North Atlantic region. The extent to w

A changing framework for urban water systems

American Chemical Society (ACS) | May 8th, 2013

Summary

Urban water infrastructure and the institutions responsible for its management have gradually evolved over the past two centuries. Today, they are under increas

A freshwater conservation blueprint for California: prioritizing watersheds for freshwater biodiversity

Freshwater Science, University of Chicago Press Journals | April 18th, 2018

Summary

Conservation scientists have adapted conservation planning principles designed for protection of habi- tats ranging from terrestrial to freshwater ecosystems. We

A hydrological simulation dataset of the Upper Colorado River Basin from 1983 to 2019

Scientific Data | January 20th, 2022

Summary

The Upper Colorado River Basin (UCRB) is one of the most over-allocated basins in the world. It provides water for 40 million people in Colorado and downstream states of

A low-to-no snow future and its impacts on water resources in the western United States

Nature Reviews Earth & Environment | October 26th, 2021

Summary

Anthropogenic climate change is decreasing seasonal snowpacks globally, with potentially catastrophic consequences on water resources, given the long-held reliance on sno

A Multidataset Assessment of Climatic Drivers and Uncertainties of Recent Trends in Evaporative Demand across the Continental United States

American Meteorological Society (AMS) | April 1st, 2022

Summary

Increased atmospheric evaporative demand has important implications for humans and ecosystems in water-scarce lands. While temperature plays a significant role in drivin

A spatially comprehensive, hydrometeorological data set for Mexico, the U.S., and Southern Canada 1950–2013

Nature | August 18th, 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 entire country

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