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

Created: 3/22/2015 -

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.

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Keywords

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