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University of California, Los Angeles

UCLA's primary purpose as a public research university is the creation, dissemination, preservation and application of knowledge for the betterment of our global society.

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Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

Bren School of Environmental Science & Management at UCSB has earned a reputation as one of the top schools of its kind in the nation.

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Index-Insurance for Pastoralists in Northern Kenya

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Social vulnerability in California

The Pacific Institute has published a study that investigates social vulnerability by groups to climate change impacts, and combines this information with projected climatic exposure,...

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Google Earth Project California

This page provides access to applications in Google Earth and google maps that have been developed for the project working on climate change science, impacts and adaptation in California. 

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From Adaptation Knowledge Networks to Adaptation Stories

Objectives for improving dissemination of climate adaptation information.

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California Climate Data Guidance

Guidance on how to use the California climate data layer for Google Earth.

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Water Evaluation and Planning System (WEAP)

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An example WEAP screenshot

WEAP ("Water Evaluation And Planning" system) is a user-friendly software tool that takes an integrated approach to water resources...

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The weADAPT Adaptation Layer for Google Earth

Working with Google Foundation the prototype has been redesigned to be an integral part of the weADAPT platform for climate change adaptation.

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El Dorado Hills Urban Development

Rapid urban development in El Dorado Hills generates increasing water demands

The El Dorado Hills community has grown exponentially in the past ten years, driven by...

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EID Powerhouse

The EID Powerhouse Forebay provides hydropower and also regulates water for consumptive supply into El Dorado Irrigation District's Main canal

SEI has established...

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San Francisco Climate

Temperatures and precipitation projections until 2100 under A2 and B1 emissions scenarios from 3 climate models, showing a marked increase in temperature for all scenarios...

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WEAP & Google

The Sierra Nevada Mountains, California's "water tower" (Source: Chelys, 2009)

California's vulnerability to climate change is largely related to water supply. This...

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