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Implications of 2005 Climate Change Scenarios for Pacific Northwest Hydrologic Studies

Citation

Lettenmaier, D.P., Wiley, M.W., Hamlet, A.F., Palmer, R.N. 2005. Implications of 2005 Climate Change Scenarios for Pacific Northwest Hydrologic Studies. A report prepared for King County (Washington) by the Climate Impacts Group (Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle).


Abstract

This paper was prepared as supplemental material for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change meeting titled “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Planning for Climate Disruption”. The paper provides details on how the results of previous hydrologic studies are impacted by the new 2005 Pacific Northwest climate change scenarios.

Additional information on the meeting, including other materials developed by the Climate Impacts Group for the climate change conference, is available here.