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Southern California River and Stream Habitats - Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Summary

Created: 10/04/2017 - Updated: 7/22/2019

Abstract

This document represents an initial evaluation of vulnerability for river and stream habitats based on expert input and existing information. Specifically, the information presented below comprises habitat expert vulnerability assessment survey results and comments, peer-review comments and revisions, and relevant references from the literature. The aim of this document is to expand understanding of habitat vulnerability to changing climate conditions, and to provide a foundation for developing appropriate adaptation responses. 

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Keywords

Scale: 
Regional / Subnational
Sector Addressed: 
Conservation / Restoration
Land Use Planning
Research
Target Climate Changes and Impacts: 
Habitat extent
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Natural Resource Management / Conservation
Capacity Building
Conduct vulnerability assessments and studies
Monitor climate change impacts and adaptation efficacy
Habitat/Biome Type: 
Freshwater
Rivers and Streams

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Southern California River and Stream Habitats - Climate Change Adaptation Actions Summary

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Sector Addressed: 
Conservation / Restoration
Land Use Planning
Research