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Climate change and water

perspectives from the Forest Service

by United States. Forest Service

  • 130 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by USDA Forest Service in Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fresh water,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Forest hydrology,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Watersheds,
  • Hydrologic cycle

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIn brief
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26458182M
    OCLC/WorldCa265034465

    Climate Change and Water Climate change is already impacting water and other resources in California, and will continue to do so as California’s population and demand for water increases. The DWR Climate Change Team works to educate staff and the public about the basics of climate science and how it relates to water management.   And yet, in an intriguing book called “The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable,” the Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh writes that climate change is even more absent in the world Author: Elaine Kamarck.

    As the first book to address climate issues from the water resources engineering perspective, this report will be beneficial to water resources planners and managers, flood and drought preparedness agencies, irrigation district managers, and any others that rely on water resources budgeting, planning, and systems operations. Water te Blue Book 9 I. Water and Climate Change Climate change directly impacts on the availability of water resources due to the increased frequency of drought and heavy rainfall. Climate change alters the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events, which will occur more often and be more violent.

      Yet another impact of higher temperatures is the melting of inland glaciers. This will increase water supply to rivers and lakes in the short to medium term, but this will cease once these glaciers have melted. In the sub-tropics, climate change is likely to lead to reduced rainfall in what are already dry regions. The exciting, eye-catching photographs and easy-to-read sentences in Food, Water, and Climate Change help young readers learn about the challenges to providing food and water in a warming world and how people are adapting to meet the : $


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