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Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in Washington State: Technical Summaries for Decision Makers

Climate Impacts Group (CIG), Amy Snover, Meade Krosby, Amy Snover, Guillaume S. Mauger, Lara Whitely Binder, Meade Krosby, and Ingrid Tohver
Created: 2/11/2014 - Updated: 8/12/2019

Abstract

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in Washington State: Technical Summaries for Decision Makers summarizes existing knowledge about the likely effects of climate change on Washington State and the Pacific Northwest, with an emphasis on research since 2007.

The report provides technical summaries detailing observed and projected changes for Washington's climate, water resources, forests, species and ecosystems, coasts and ocean, infrastructure, agriculture, and human health in an easy-to-read summary format designed to complement the foundational literature from which it draws. The report also describes climate change adaptation activities underway across the state and data resources available to support local adaptation efforts.

Published On

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Keywords

Scale: 
State / Provincial
Sector Addressed: 
Biodiversity
Conservation / Restoration
Culture/communities
Disaster Risk Management
Forestry
Landscape Architecture
Policy
Water Resources
Wildlife
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Capacity Building
Design or reform institutions
Coordinate planning and management
Monitor climate change impacts and adaptation efficacy
Create/enhance resources and tools
Governance and Policy
Climate Type: 
Temperate

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