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  • A conceptual model for floodplains in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

    A conceptual model for floodplains in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

    San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science | October 3, 2012...
    Summary

    Floodplains are among the most biologically productive and diverse ecosystems on Earth and they provide significant benefits to society such as attenuation of...

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  • Analysis of the costs and benefits of using marsh restoration as a sea level rise adaptation strategy in San Francisco Bay

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    Analysis of the costs and benefits of using marsh restoration as a sea level rise adaptation strategy in San Francisco Bay

    The Bay Institute | February 22, 2013...
    Summary

    The purpose of this study is to examine opportunities to protect San Francisco Bay’s recovering tidal marsh ecosystems while helping bayshore communities to...

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  • Central Valley Flood Protection Plan Appendix K. Synthesis of Fish Migration Improvement Opportunities in the Central Valley Flood System

    Central Valley Flood Protection Plan Appendix K. Synthesis of Fish Migration Improvement Opportunities in the Central Valley Flood System

    California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | July 14, 2016...
    Summary

    Many instream structures in the Central Valley adversely affect native anadromous fish migration. These structures, often referred to as fish passage barriers, reduce...

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  • Central Valley Flood Protection Plan: Conservation Strategy

    Central Valley Flood Protection Plan: Conservation Strategy

    California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | August 8, 2017...
    Summary

    In the Central Valley of California, flood risks, water supplies, and the functioning of ecosystems are linked, with actions in one area affecting...

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  • Changing Channels: Regional Information for Developing Multi-benefit Flood Control Channels at the Bay Interface

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    Changing Channels: Regional Information for Developing Multi-benefit Flood Control Channels at the Bay Interface

    San Francisco Estuary Institute | May 26, 2017...
    Summary

    Over the past 200 years, many of the channels that drain to San Francisco Bay have been modified for land reclamation and flood...

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  • Climate Change and the Delta

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    Climate Change and the Delta

    San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science | October 1, 2016...
    Summary

    Climate change amounts to a fast approaching, “new” stressor in the Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta system. In response to California’s extreme natural hydroclimatic variability,...

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  • CVFPP Conservation Strategy Appendix A. Regulatory Setting

    CVFPP Conservation Strategy Appendix A. Regulatory Setting

    California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | July 14, 2016...
    Summary

    Section 7.0 of the Conservation Strategy describes regional permitting efforts that are being developed by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) in...

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  • CVFPP Conservation Strategy Appendix B. Advance Mitigation

    CVFPP Conservation Strategy Appendix B. Advance Mitigation

    California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | July 14, 2016...
    Summary

    Section 7.0 of the Conservation Strategy presents methods for coordinating the acquisition of permits for implementation of the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan...

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  • CVFPP Conservation Strategy Appendix C. Description of Construction Activities for Structural Modifications

    CVFPP Conservation Strategy Appendix C. Description of Construction Activities for Structural Modifications

    California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | July 14, 2016...
    Summary

    This appendix [to the CVFPP Conservation Strategy] provides a general description of construction activities, focused on levee construction. It is based on the...

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  • CVFPP Conservation Strategy Appendix D. Vegetation Management Strategy

    CVFPP Conservation Strategy Appendix D. Vegetation Management Strategy

    California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | August 17, 2017...
    Summary

    When the 2012 Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (2012 CVFPP) and Conservation Framework were adopted by the Central Valley Flood Protection Board (CVFPB),...

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