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Climate Change (Water Resource Impacts) and Adaptation

Linda Mortsch
Created: 10/19/2011 - Updated: 8/16/2019

Abstract

Senior climate change researcher Linda Mortsch discusses climate change vulnerability, impact, and adaptation assessments of water resources and wetlands.

Published On

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Keywords

Sector Addressed: 
Water Resources
Target Climate Changes and Impacts: 
Flooding
Flow patterns
Infrastructure damage
Oxygen concentrations (hypoxia)
Precipitation
Water quality
Water supply
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Capacity Building
Conduct vulnerability assessments and studies
Infrastructure, Planning, and Development
Create or modify shoreline management measures