Related Topics: Climate Change Research

Climate Change Research Products in the Science Inventory

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Climate Change and Interacting Stressors: Implications for Coral Reef Management in American Samoa (Final Report) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
EPA announced the release of the final document,<i> Climate Change and Interacting Stressors: Implications for Coral Reef Management in American Samoa</i>. This report provides a synthesis of information on the interactive effects of climate change and other stressors on the reef...
An Assessment of Decision-Making Processes: The Feasibility of Incorporating Climate Change Information into Land Protection Planning (External Review Draft) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
This report was prepared by the Global Change Research Program (GCRP) in the National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) of the Office of Research and Development (ORD) at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This draft report is a review of decision-making pro...
Decision Support System for Aquifer Recharge (AR) and Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) Planning, Design, and Evaluation - Principles and Technical Basis (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Aquifer recharge (AR) is a technical method being utilized to enhance groundwater resources through man-made replenishment means, such as infiltration basins and injections wells. Aquifer storage and recovery (ASR) furthers the AR techniques by withdrawal of stored groundwater at...
EPA Region 10 Climate Change and TMDL Pilot – South Fork Nooksack River, Washington Final Report (PUBLISHED REPORT)
This final report provides an overarching summary of the pilot research project, including the methods used in and the findings of the quantitative and qualitative assessments. It is written to appeal to a wide audience of policy makers, managers, agency staff and the general pub...
Risk Analysis of Near-Coastal Species of the U.S. Pacific Coast: Case Study Comparing Risks Associated with Two Future Climate Scenarios (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Fundamental questions for climate change policy and adaptation strategies are to what extent does ecological risk change under different climate scenarios and how do any changes in risk vary among taxa and geographically. To evaluate these questions, we developed a rule-based fra...
Qualitative Assessment: Evaluating the Impacts of Climate Change on Endangered Species Act Recovery Actions for the South Fork Nooksack River, WA (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The South Fork Nooksack River (South Fork) is located in northwest Washington State and is home to nine species of Pacific salmon, including Nooksack early Chinook (aka, spring Chinook salmon), an iconic species for the Nooksack Indian Tribe. The quantity of salmon in the South F...
Aquatic Ecosystems, Water Quality, and Global Change: Challenges of Conducting Multi-Stressor Vulnerability Assessments (Final Report) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
EPA announced the availability of the final report, <i>Aquatic Ecosystems and Global Change: The Challenges of conducting Multi-Stressor Global Change Vulnerability Assessments</i>. This report investigates the issues and challenges associated with identifying, calculating, and ...
Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments: Four Case Studies of Water Utility Practices (2011 Final) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
EPA has released the final report titled, <em>Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments: Four Case Studies of Water Utility Practices</em>. This report was prepared by the National Center for Environmental Assessment's Global Climate Research Staff in the Office of Research and D...
An Assessment of Decision-Making Processes: Evaluation of Where Land Protection Planning Can Incorporate Climate Change Information (Final Report) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
EPA announced the availability of the final report, <em>An Assessment of Decision-Making Processes: Evaluation of Where Land Protection Planning Can Incorporate Climate Change Information</em>. This report is a review of decision-making processes of selected land protection prog...
Quantitative Assessment of Temperature Sensitivity of the South Fork Nooksack River under Future Climates using QUAL2Kw (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) program, established by the Clean Water Act, is used to establish limits on loading of pollutants from point and nonpoint sources necessary to achieve water quality standards. One important use of a temperature TMDL is to allocate thermal loads...
Evaluating Urban Resilience to Climate Change: A Multi-Sector Approach (Final Report) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
EPA is announcing the availability of this final report prepared by the Air, Climate, and Energy (ACE) Research Program, located within the Office of Research and Development, with support from Cadmus. One of the goals of the ACE research program is to provide scientific informat...
Vulnerability Assessments in Support of the Climate Ready Estuaries Program: A Novel Approach Using Expert Judgement, Volume II: Results for the Massachusetts Bays Program (Final Report) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
As part of the Climate Ready Estuaries (CRE) program, the Global Change Research Program (GCRP) in the National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has prepared a report exploring a new methodology fo...
Vulnerability Assessments in Support of the Climate Ready Estuaries Program: A Novel Approach Using Expert Judgment, Volume I: Results for the San Francisco Estuary Partnership (Final Report) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
As part of the Climate Ready Estuaries (CRE) program, the Global Change Research Program (GCRP) in the National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has prepared this draft report exploring a new metho...
National Water Infrastructure Adaptation Assessment, Part I: Climate Change Adaptation Readiness Analysis (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The report “National Water Infrastructure Adaptation Assessment” is comprised of four parts (Part I to IV), each in an independent volume. The Part I report presented herein describes a preliminary regulatory and technical analysis of water infrastructure and regulations in the ...
The Impact of Traditional and Alternative Energy Production on Water Resources: Assessment and Adaptation Studies (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Water, fuel and energy issues are intricately related and cannot be addressed in isolation. With increasing population, increasing energy demand, continued migration towards and population growth within water stressed regions of the U.S., and with the continuing impacts of climat...
Strategic Plan for Federal Research and Monitoring of Ocean Acidification (PUBLISHED REPORT)
On July 19, 2010, the President signed an Executive Order establishing the nation’s first comprehensive National Policy for the Stewardship of the Ocean, Our Coasts, and Great Lakes and adopted the Final Recommendations of the Ocean Policy Task Force (OPTF 2010). The Final Recom...
EPA Region 10 Climate Change and TMDL Pilot - Project Research Plan (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Global climate change affects the fundamental drivers of the hydrological cycle. Evidence is growing that climate change will have significant ramifications for the nation&rsquo;s freshwater ecosystems, as deviations in atmospheric temperature and precipitation patterns are more ...
NATIONAL STORMWATER CALCULATOR USER’S GUIDE – VERSION 1.1 (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The National Stormwater Calculator is a simple to use tool for computing small site hydrology for any location within the US. It estimates the amount of stormwater runoff generated from a site under different development and control scenarios over a long term period of historica...
SWMM-CAT User’s Guide (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The Storm Water Management Model Climate Adjustment Tool (SWMM-CAT) is a simple to use software utility that allows future climate change projections to be incorporated into the Storm Water Management Model (SWMM).
A Screening Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Combined Sewer Overflow (Cso) Mitigation in the Great Lakes and New England Regions (External Review Draft) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
EPA has released this draft document solely for the purpose of pre-dissemination peer review under applicable information quality guidelines. This document has not been formally disseminated by EPA. It does not represent and should not be construed to represent any Agency policy ...
Effects of Climate Change on Aquatic Invasive Species and Implications for Management and Research (External Review Draft) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
This draft report reviews available literature on climate change effects on aquatic invasive species (AIS) and examines state level AIS management activities.
Climate and Land Use Change Effects on Ecological Resources in Three Watersheds: A Synthesis Report (External Review Draft) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The purpose of this draft report is to provide a summary of climate change impacts to selected watersheds and recommendations for how to improve the process of conducting watershed assessments in the future.
EPA U.S. Nine-region MARKAL DATABASE, DATABASE DOCUMENTATION (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The evolution of the energy system in the United States is an important factor in future environmental outcomes including air quality and climate change. Given this, decision makers need to understand how a changing energy landscape will impact future air quality and contribute ...
Global Change Assessment Model (GCAM) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The Global Change Assessment Model (GCAM) is an integrated assessment model that links the world's energy, agriculture and land use systems with a climate model. The model is designed to assess various climate change policies and technology strategies for the globe over long tim...
Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments: Four Case Studies of Water Utility Practices (External Review Draft) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
EPA has released this draft document solely for the purpose of pre-dissemination peer review under applicable information quality guidelines. This document has not been formally disseminated by EPA. It does not represent and should not be construed to represent any Agency policy ...