Future Climate, Wildfire, Hydrology, and Vegetation Projections for the Sierra Nevada, California

Created: 3/22/2015 - Updated: 4/17/2018

Abstract

This report provides community members and decision-makers throughout the Sierra Nevada with local climate change projections that can help them make educated planning decisions. We also provide supplementary information from the scientific literature. This report is intended to precede a vulnerability assessment and development of adaptation strategies for stakeholders in the Sierra Nevada.

Published On

Friday, March 15, 2013

Keywords

Target Climate Changes and Impacts: 
Air temperature
Fire
Flow patterns
Phenological shifts
Precipitation
Snowpack
Species of concern
Storms or extreme weather events
Water supply
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Capacity Building
Conduct / Gather additional research, data, and products
Climate Type: 
Temperate
Sociopolitical Setting: 
Rural