Climate Change: High Water Impacts and Adaptation

David S. Liebl and Kenneth W. Potter
Created: 5/10/2010 - Updated: 3/23/2018

Abstract

Presentation to the WICCI Green Bay working group, May 11, 2010.

Overvview of Topics Covered:

  • What the historical record tells us
  • Future scenarios of precipitation¬†
  • High water impacts
  • Adaptation strategies

 

Published On

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Keywords

Scale: 
State / Provincial
Sector Addressed: 
Conservation / Restoration
Water Resources
Target Climate Changes and Impacts: 
Air temperature
Flooding
Infrastructure damage
Precipitation
Public health risks
Snowpack
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Natural Resource Management / Conservation
Incorporate future conditions into natural resources planning and policies
Monitor climate change impacts and adaptation efficacy
Infrastructure, Planning, and Development
Infrastructure retrofitting and improvements
Make infrastructure resistant or resilient to climate change
Sociopolitical Setting: 
Urban
Rural
Suburban