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Air, Climate, and Energy (ACE) STRATEGIC RESEARCH ACTION PLAN Fiscal Years 2023–2026
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Oct 04, 2022]
ACE FY23-26 StRAP
Wildfire Smoke and Health Risk Communication Workshop: Workshop Report, March10th, 2017
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Mar 17, 2017]
The EPA’s ACE research program and Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS) co-sponsored a “Wildfire Smoke Health Risk Management and Communication Workshop” with the goal to identify opportunities for research and technological solutions that could ...
STAC Workshop Report: Chesapeake Bay Program Climate Change Modeling 2.0
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Jul 22, 2021]
This workshop report describes a workshop sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) Science and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) titled “Chesapeake Bay Program Climate Change Modeling 2.0”. The workshop was held in late 2018, and brought together over 40 scientists to give...
Comparative Assessment of the Impacts of Prescribed Fire Versus Wildfire (CAIF): A Case Study in the Western U.S. (Peer Review Draft)
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Sep 30, 2021]
This report will provide a better understanding of the health and environmental impacts, specifically pertaining to smoke, of prescribed fire and wildfire.
Measuring Coastal Acidification Using In Situ Sensors in the National Estuary Program
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : May 07, 2021]
Estuaries and coastal areas are highly vulnerable to the impacts of acidification on shellfish, coral reefs, fisheries and the commercial and recreational industries that they support. Yet, little is known about the extent of this vulnerability and the estuary-specific drivers th...
A Manager's Guide to Coral Reef Restoration Planning and Design.
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Oct 01, 2020]
There is a growing consensus that comprehensive conservation strategies for coral reef ecosystems - like those for many terrestrial ecosystems - must incorporate restoration to address coral loss. A Manager’s Guide to Coral Reef Restoration Planning and Design (hereafter &l...
Health Impact Assessment (Hia) and Enviroatlas: Integrating Ecosystem Services Into the Decision-Making Process-Guide (2015, Final)
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Aug 28, 2015]
This document was created to highlight the many ways that the U.S. EPA EnviroAtlas suite of ecosystem services tools can be used to aid in the Health Impact Assessment (HIA) process. Ecosystems provide numerous services and benefits to individuals, communities, businesses, and ot...
Watershed Management Optimization Support Tool Benefits Module: Theoretical Documentation
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Aug 01, 2020]
The Watershed Management Optimization Support Tool (WMOST) was developed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) to facilitate integrated water resources management. The new Benefits Module for WMOST enables stakeholders to calculate the value of additional ...
Simulating Metacommunities of Riverine Fishes (SMRF) Model v 1.0 and User Manual
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Sep 30, 2019]
Fish communities in river networks provide significant ecosystem services that will likely decline under future land use, human water demand, and climate variability. Modeling can be used to assess the consequences to multiple populations of one or more fish species from multiple...
Key Earth System Science Challenges Related to Climate Change and Air Pollution
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Jan 19, 2018]
Climate change and air pollution are arguably the most significant environmental problems facing the United States and the world over the next decade. There is an urgent need to dramatically curtail emissions of greenhouse gases, including powerful short-lived forcers such as met...
Community Resilience Planning: A Decision-Making Framework for Coastal Communities
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Jul 31, 2019]
One of the most pervasive challenges facing coastal communities is sea level rise (SLR), both in its geographical extent and potential for adverse social, economic, and environmental impact. Local flooding results in property damage and disruptions to daily life. Likewise, regio...
EnviroAtlas Educational Curriculum: Introduction to Ecosystem Services
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Feb 13, 2019]
This module promotes student discovery and learning about the interconnectedness of humans and ecosystems. Centered on ecosystem services, these six classroom-ready lessons incorporate use of EnviroAtlas to encourage a systems approach to thinking about the world. This approach p...
Assessment of Surface Water Model Maintenance and Support Status
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Sep 20, 2018]
The United States Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Water Modeling Workgroup (WMW) provides support for core surface water quality modeling tools used in Clean Water Act programs. The WMW identified a set of 18 separate surface water modeling applications that are currently...
Predicting patterns of vulnerability to climate change in near coastal species using an algorithm-based risk assessment framework
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Nov 30, 2017]
Near-coastal (0-200 depth) ecosystems and species are under threat from increasing temperatures, ocean acidification, and sea level rise. However, species vary in their vulnerability to specific climatic changes and climate impacts will vary geographically. For management to resp...
Test Report - CleanCook Model A1 Stove with Alcohol Fuel - Air Pollutant Emissions and Fuel Efficiency
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Sep 15, 2015]
Test results were obtained in accordance with ISO (International Organization for Standardization) IWA (International Workshop Agreement) 11:2012 that was unanimously affirmed by more than 90 stakeholders at the ISO International Workshop on Cookstoves on February 28-29, 2012 in ...
Climate Change Impacts on Human Health Due to Changes in Ambient Ozone Concentrations (External Review Draft)
(PUBLISHED REPORT)
This report uses results from a previous report titled <em>Assessment of the Impacts of Global Change on Regional U.S. Air Quality: A Synthesis of Climate Change Impacts on Ground-Level Ozone</em>, a number of high-resolution, spatially explicit population projections developed ...
Test Report - In Stove 60-Liter Institutional Stove with Wood Fuel - Air Pollutant Emissions and Fuel Efficiency
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Apr 25, 2016]
Test results were obtained in accordance with ISO (International Organization for Standardization) IWA (International Workshop Agreement) 11:2012 that was unanimously affirmed by more than 90 stakeholders at the ISO International Workshop on Cookstoves on February 28-29, 2012 in ...
Test Report, BioLite Home Stove with Wood Fuel, Air Pollutant Emissions and Fuel Efficiency
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Feb 12, 2015]
Test results were obtained in accordance with ISO (International Organization for Standardization) IWA (International Workshop Agreement) 11:2012 that was unanimously affirmed by more than 90 stakeholders at the ISO International Workshop on Cookstoves on February 28-29, 2012 in ...
Watershed Management Optimization Support Tool (WMOST) v3: Theoretical Documentation
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Feb 12, 2018]
The Watershed Management Optimization Support Tool (WMOST) is a decision support tool that facilitates integrated water management at the local or small watershed scale. WMOST models the environmental effects and costs of management decisions in a watershed context, accounting fo...
EPA Region 10 Climate Change and TMDL Pilot – South Fork Nooksack River, Washington Final Report
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Sep 30, 2017]
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...
Development of a Climate Resilience Screening Index (CRSI): An Assessment of Resilience to Acute Meteorological Events and Selected Natural Hazards
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Oct 16, 2017]
We developed a conceptual model of climate resilience (CRSI – Climate Resilience Screening Index ) designed to be sensitive to changes in the natural environment, built environment, governance, and social structure and vulnerability or risk to climate events. CRSI has been used ...
Relationship between canopy structure, microclimate, and Swiss needle cast severity among different ages of Douglas-fir forests
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Dec 25, 2017]
Swiss needle cast (SNC) is an endemic disease of Douglas-fir caused by Phaeocryptopus gaeumannii. The fungus infects newly emerged needles between May and August. As the fungus develops, its fruiting bodies (pseudothecia) block the stomata and inhibit gas exchange, reducing the p...
Test Report - StoveTeam International, Ecocina Stove with Wood Fuel - Air Pollutant Emissions and Fuel Efficiency
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : May 11, 2016]
Test results were obtained in accordance with ISO (International Organization for Standardization) IWA (International Workshop Agreement) 11:2012 that was unanimously affirmed by more than 90 stakeholders at the ISO International Workshop on Cookstoves on February 28-29, 2012 in ...
Risk Analysis of Near-Coastal Species of the U.S. Pacific Coast: Case Study Comparing Risks Associated with Two Future Climate Scenarios
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Nov 30, 2017]
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) [Published : Oct 01, 2016]
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...