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Climate change impacts in the Southwest: An assessment of next generation climate models for making projections and derivations

Project Information

Affiliation: Southwest CSC

Principal Investigator(s):
Mark Schwartz (University of California, Davis; John Muir Institute of the Environment)
Co-Investigator(s):
Daniel Cayan (Branch of Regional Research, Western Region)
Sasha Gershunov (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego; U.S. Geological Survey National Research Program)
Mike Dettinger (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego; U.S. Geological Survey National Research Program)
Alex Hall (University of California, Los Angeles)

Start Date: September 2011

End Date: December 2012

Project Status: In Progress

Tags: climate change, climate models, downscale, model, simulation, AR4, AR5, temperature, precipitation, extreme events, ecosystem impacts, assessment, water deficit, fire, hydrology, river, ecology, GCM, BCCA, coastal, soil, moisture, outreach, Multiple, Southwest, Federal, CSC, Southwest CSC, 2011

Fiscal Year: FY 2011 Projects

Products & Data
  • Multiple sources of uncertainty affect metrics for ranking conservation risk under climate change

    Wright et al. 2014 (External URL)
  • Natural climate variability and teleconnections to precipitation over the Pacific-North American region in CMIP3 and CMIP5 models

    Polade et al., 2013 (External URL)
  • The Impact of Recent Heat Waves on Human Health in California

    Guirguis et al., 2014 (External URL)
  • The Uneven Response of Different Snow Measures to Human-Induced Climate Warming

    Pierce and Cayan, 2013 (External URL)
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