Reclamation Releases Updated Climate Data for Water Managers - Reclamation and collaborators developed new downscaled climate projections that allow water managers to incorporate the new Coupled Model Inter-comparison Project Phase 5 data from the World Climate Research Program into their water management planning. The data, representing 234 contemporary climate projections for the contiguous United States, was downscaled to a 12 kilometer resolution in order to be more useful to water managers. More... | Website
Interagency Report Published on Information Required for Short-Term Water Management Decisions - Adapting to future climate change impacts requires capabilities in hydroclimate monitoring, short-term prediction and application of such information to support contemporary water management decisions. These needs were identified in a report, "Short-Term Water Management Decisions: User Needs for Improved Climate, Weather, and Hydrologic Information," published by the Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. More...
New Online Application and Other Tools Expand Public Access to Critical Data for Assessing Water Availability across the West (May 16, 2012) - Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced a new online tool for western water managers and the public to help increase accessibility of science-based information and understanding of how climate variations will impact the availability of water to communities. More... | Visit Streamflow Site
Interior Releases Report Highlighting Impacts of Climate Change to Western Water Resources - This report assesses climate change risks and how these risks could impact water operations, hydropower, flood control, and fish and wildlife in the western United States. The report to Congress represents the first consistent and coordinated assessment of risks to future water supplies across eight major Reclamation river basins, including the Colorado, Rio Grande and Missouri river basins. More...
Reclamation Releases Literature Synthesis on Climate Change Implications for Reclamation's Water and Environmental Resources - Reclamation today released a scientific report summarizing recent literature on the past and projected effects of climate change on hydrology and water resources in the western United States. Read the Report
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