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Adaptive silviculture for climate change: a national experiment in manager-scientist partnerships to apply an adaptation framework

Nagel, L.M., B.J. Palik, M.A. Battaglia, A.W. D’Amato, J.M. Guldin, C.W. Swanston, M.K. Janowiak, M.D. Powers, L.A. Joyce, C.I. Millar, D.L. Peterson, L.M. Ganio, C. Kirschbaum, and M.R. Roske. 2017. Adaptive silviculture for climate change: a national experiment in manager-scientist partnerships to apply an adaptation framework. Journal of Forestry. (115)

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Assessing vulnerabilities and adapting to climate change in Northwestern U.S. forests

Halofsky, J.E., D.L. Peterson, and H. Prendeville. 2017. Assessing vulnerabilities and adapting to climate change in Northwestern U.S. forests. Climatic Change. doi:10.1007/s10584-017-1972-6

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Vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in the Blue Mountains

Halofsky, J.E. and D.L. Peterson (eds.). 2017. Vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in the Blue Mountains. USDA General Technical Report PNW-GTR-939. Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR.

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The Winds of Change? Exploring Climate Change-driven Migration and Related Impacts in the Pacific Northwest: Symposium Summary

Whitely Binder, L.C. and J. Jurjevich. 2016. The Winds of Change? Exploring Climate Change-driven Migration and Related Impacts in the Pacific Northwest: Symposium Summary. June 24, 2016, Portland, Oregon: Portland State University Population Research Center (Portland, Oregon) and the University of Washington Climate Impacts Group (Seattle, Washington).

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Climate change vulnerabilities and adaptation options for forest vegetation management in the northwestern USA

Halofsky, J.E. and D.L. Peterson. 2016. Climate change vulnerabilities and adaptation options for forest vegetation management in the northwestern USA. Atmosphere 7,46. doi:10.3390/atmos7030046.

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Developing and implementing climate change adaptation options in forest ecosystems: a case study in southwestern Oregon, USA

Halofsky, J.E., D.L. Peterson, K.L. Metlen, M.G. Myer, and V.A. Sample. 2016. Developing and implementing climate change adaptation options in forest ecosystems: a case study in southwestern Oregon, USA. Forests 7, 268: doi:10.3390/f7110268

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Implementing climate change adaptation in forested regions of the western United States

Halofsky, J.E., D.L. Peterson, L.A. Joyce, C.I. Millar, J.M. Rice, and C.W. Swanston. 2016. Implementing climate change adaptation in forested regions of the western United States.  Pages 165-178 in V.A. Sample and R.P. Bixler (eds.), Forest Conservation and Management in the Anthropocene. University Press of Colorado, Boulder.

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Adapting transportation to climate change on federal lands in Washington State, U.S.A.

Strauch, R.L., C. L. Raymond, R.M. Rochefort, A.F. Hamlet, C. Lauver. 2015. Adapting transportation to climate change on federal lands in Washington State, U.S.A. Climatic Change, 130: 185-199.

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Riparian Climate-Corridors: Analysis Extension, Improvements, and Validation

Krosby, M., R. Norheim, and D. M. Theobald. 2015. Riparian Climate-Corridors: Analysis Extension, Improvements, and Validation. Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Climate Change and United States Forests

Peterson, D.L., Vose, J.M., Patel-Weynand, T.  2014. Climate Change and United States Forests. Published by Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. 261 p.

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Climate change vulnerability and adaptation in the North Cascades region, Washington

Raymond, C.L., Peterson, D.L., Rochefort, R.M. 2014. Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in the North Cascades Region, Washington. General Technical Report, PNW-GTR-892. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 279 p.

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Riparian Climate-corridors: Identifying Priority Areas for Conservation in a Changing Climate

Krosby, M., Norheim, R., Theobald, D. M., and B. H. McRae. 2014. Riparian Climate-corridors: Identifying Priority Areas for Conservation in a Changing Climate. Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in Washington State: Technical Summaries for Decision Makers

Snover, A.K., Mauger, G.S., Whitely Binder, L.C., Krosby, M., Tohver, I. 2013. Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in Washington State: Technical Summaries for Decision Makers. State of Knowledge Report prepared for the Washington State Department of Ecology. Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in Washington State: Technical Summaries for Decision Makers – Executive Summary

Snover, A.K., Mauger, G.S., Whitely Binder, L.C., Krosby, M., Tohver, I. 2013. Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in Washington State: Technical Summaries for Decision Makers – Executive Summary. State of Knowledge Report prepared for the Washington State Department of Ecology. Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Coasts: Complex changes affecting the Northwest’s diverse shorelines

Reeder, W.S., Ruggiero, P., Shafer, S.L., Snover, A.K., Houston, L.L., Glick, P., Newton, J.A., Capalbo, S.M. 2013. Coasts: Complex changes affecting the Northwest’s diverse shorelines. Chapter 4, pp 67-109. In M.M. Dalton, P.W. Mote, and A.K. Snover (eds.) Climate Change in the Northwest: Implications for Our Landscapes, Waters, and Communities, Washington D.C.: Island Press.

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Introduction: The changing Northwest

Snover, A.K., Glick, P., Capalbo, S.M.  2013. Introduction: The changing Northwest. Chapter 1, pp 1-24. In M.M. Dalton, P.W. Mote, and A.K. Snover (eds.) Climate Change in the Northwest: Implications for Our Landscapes, Waters, and Communities, Washington D.C.: Island Press.

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Key considerations for moving forward with adaptation in OCNMS

Whitely Binder, L.C., Shishido, C., Snover, A.K.  2013. Key considerations for moving forward with adaptation in OCNMS. Chapter 5, pp.153-168. In Miller, I.M., Shishido, C., Antrim, L, and Bowlby, C.E. (eds.), Climate Change and the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary: Interpreting Potential Futures. Marine Sanctuaries Conservation Series ONMS-13-01. U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Silver Spring, MD. 238 pp.

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Potential effects of warming climate on visitor use in three Alaskan national parks

Albano, C.M., Angelo, C.L., Strauch, R.L., Thurman, L.L.  2013. Potential effects of warming climate on visitor use in three Alaskan national parks. Park Science 30(1):37-44.

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The North Cascadia Adaptation Partnership: A science-management collaboration for responding to climate change

Raymond, C.L., Peterson, D.L., Rochefort, R.M. 2013. The North Cascadia Adaptation Partnership: A science-management collaboration for responding to climate change. Sustainability 5(1):136-159, doi:10.3390/su5010136.

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U.S. strategy for forest management adaptation to climate change: Building a framework for decision making

Sample, V.A., Halofsky, J.E., Peterson, D.L.  2013. U.S. strategy for forest management adaptation to climate change: Building a framework for decision making. Annals of Forest Science, doi:10.1007/s13595-013-0288-6.

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Resource allocation under stress: The Snake River in Idaho

Slaughter, R.  2012. Resource allocation under stress:  The Snake River in Idaho. Climate Impacts Group (CIG), University of Washington, and Idaho Water Resources Research Institute (IWRRI), University of Idaho. A case study of the impact of institutional design on resource allocation and adaptation. IWRRI Report 201203.

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The State of Adaptation in the United States: An Overview

Hansen, L., Gregg, R.M., Arroyo, V., Jackson, L., Snover, A.K. 2012. The State of Adaptation in the United States: An Overview. A report for the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. EcoAdapt.

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U.S. National Forests adapt to climate change through science-management partnerships

Littell, J.S., Peterson, D.L., Millar, C.I., O'Halloran, K.  2012. Climatic Change doi: 10.1007/s10584-011-0066-0.

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Adapting to climate change at Olympic National Forest and Olympic National Park

Halofsky, J.E., Peterson, D.L., O’Halloran, K., Hawkins Hoffman, C.  2011. Adapting to climate change at Olympic National Forest and Olympic National Park. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report PNW-GTR-844. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, Oregon. 130 p.

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Managing uncertainty in climate-driven ecological models to inform adaptation to climate change

Littell, J.S., McKenzie, D., Kerns, B.K., Cushman, S.C., Shaw, C.G. 2011. Managing uncertainty in climate-driven ecological models to inform adaptation to climate change. Ecosphere 2(9): article 102, doi:10.1890/ES11-00114.1.

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Assessing water resources adaptive capacity to climate change impacts in the Pacific Northwest region of North America

Hamlet, A.F.  2010. Assessing water resources adaptive capacity to climate change impacts in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 7(4): 4437-4471, doi:10.5194/hessd-7-4437-2010.

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Preparing for climate change in Washington State

Whitely Binder, L.C., Krencicki Barcelos, J., Booth, D.B., Darzen, M., Elsner, M.M., Fenske, R.A., Graham, T.F., Hamlet, A.F., Hodges-Howell, J., Jackson, J.E., Karr, C., Keys, P.W., Littell, J.S., Mantua, N.J., Marlow, J., McKenzie, D., Robinson-Dorn, M., Rosenberg, E.A., Stöckle, C., Vano, J.A.. 2010. Preparing for climate change in Washington State. Climatic Change 102(1-2): 351-376, doi: 10.1007/s10584-010-9850-5.

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The tools needed to provide information for adaptation to future climate conditions

Sarachik, E.S.  2010. The tools needed to provide information for adaptation to future climate conditions. Prepared for the 2nd International Conference: Climate, Sustainability and Development in Semi-arid Regions, August 16 – 20, 2010, Fortaleza – Cear’a, Brazil.

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Adapting to climate change in United States national forests

Blate, G.M., Joyce, L.A., Littell, J.S., McNulty, S.G., Millar, C.I., Moser, S.C., Neilson, R.P., O’Halloran, K., Peterson, D.L. 2009. Adapting to climate change in United States national forests. Unasylva 60(231/232): 57-62.

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Options for national parks and reserves for adapting to climate change

Baron, J.S., Gunderson, L., Allen, C.D., Fleishman, E., McKenzie, D., Meyerson, L.A., Oropeza, J., Stephenson, N. 2009. Options for national parks and reserves for adapting to climate change. Environmental Management 44(6):1033-1042, doi: 10.1007/s00267-009-9296-6.

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Preparing for climate change impacts to state-owned aquatic lands: A climate change adaptation strategy for the Washington Department of Natural Resources Aquatic Resources Program

Fredrickson, A.L. 2009. Preparing for climate change impacts to state-owned aquatic lands: A climate change adaptation strategy for the Washington Department of Natural Resources Aquatic Resources Program. M.M.A. thesis, School of Marine Affairs, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Preparing for climate change in the U.S. Pacific Northwest

Whitely Binder, L.C.  2009. Preparing for climate change in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. West-Northwest Journal of Environmental Law and Policy 15(1):183-196.

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Preparing for climate change in Washington State

Whitely Binder, L.C., Krencicki Barcelos, J., Booth, D.B., Darzen, M., Elsner, M.M., Fenske, R.A., Graham, T.F., Hamlet, A.F., Hodges-Howell, J., Huppert, D.D., Rosenberg, E.A., Stöckle, C., Vano, J.A. . 2009. A preliminary synthesis of modeled climate change impacts on U.S. regional ozone concentrations. Chapter 11 in The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington’s Future in a Changing Climate, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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Adapting decision making to uncertainty when addressing sea level rise response in Puget Sound

Petersen, A., Canning, D.J., Leschine, T.M., Miles, E.L. 2008. Adapting decision making to uncertainty when addressing sea level rise response in Puget Sound. Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Coastal Zone Conference, July 22-26, 2007, Portland, Oregon. Charleston, SC: NOAA Coastal Services Center.

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Adapting to climate change on Olympic National Forest

Peterson, D.L., Littell, J.S., O’Halloran, K.  2008. Adapting to climate change on Olympic National Forest. Mountain Views 2(1): 15-18.

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National forests

Joyce, L.A., Blate, G.M., Littell, J.S., McNulty, S.G., Millar, C.I., Moser, S.C., Neilson, R.P. 2008. National forests. Chapter 3 in S.H. Julius, J.M. West (eds.), J.S. Baron, B.Griffith, L.A. Joyce, P. Kareiva, B.D. Keller, M.A. Palmer, C.H. Peterson, and J.M. Scott (Authors), Preliminary Review of Adaptation Options for Climate-Sensitive Ecosystems and Resources. A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, USA, pp. 3-1 to 3-127.

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Wild and scenic rivers

Palmer, M.A., Lettenmaier, D.P., Poff, N.L., Postel, S., Richter, B., Warner, R. 2008. Chapter 6 in S.H. Julius, J.M. West (eds.), J.S. Baron, B.Griffith, L.A. Joyce, P. Kareiva, B.D. Keller, M.A. Palmer, C.H. Peterson, and J.M. Scott (Authors), Preliminary Review of Adaptation Options for Climate-Sensitive Ecosystems and Resources. A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, USA, pp. 6-1 to 6-73.

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Anticipating sea level rise response in Puget Sound

Petersen, A.  2007. Anticipating sea level rise response in Puget Sound. M.M.A. thesis, School of Marine Affairs, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Assessing regional vulnerability by operationalizing the concept of adaptive capacity in the Pacific Northwest

Trask, B.  2007. Assessing regional vulnerability by operationalizing the concept of adaptive capacity in the Pacific Northwest. M.M.A. thesis, School of Marine Affairs, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Preparing for Climate Change: A Guidebook for Local, Regional, and State Governments

Snover, A.K., Whitely Binder, L.C., Lopez, J., Willmott, E., Kay, J.E., Howell, D., Simmonds, J. 2007. Preparing for Climate Change: A Guidebook for Local, Regional, and State Governments. University of Washington Climate Impacts Group and King County, Washington, in association with and published by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, Oakland, CA.

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Water, adaptation, and property rights on the Snake and Klamath Rivers

Slaughter, R., Wiener, J.D. 2007. Water, adaptation, and property rights on the Snake and Klamath Rivers. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 43(2):308-21. DOI: 10.1111 / j.1752-1688.2007.00024.x.

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Optimized flood control in the Columbia River Basin for a global warming scenario

Lee, S-Y., Hamlet, A.F., Fitzgerald, C.J., Burges, S.J., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2006. Optimized flood control in the Columbia River Basin for a global warming scenario. In D. Zimbelman and W.C. Loehlein (eds.), Operating Reservoirs in Changing Conditions, ASCE conference proceedings, Sacramento, CA, August 14-16, 2006, Reston, Virginia: American Society of Civil Engineers.

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USACE foundation study on climate variability planning and adaptation

Vaddey, S.V., Hamlet, A.F., White, K.D.  2006. USACE foundation study on climate variability planning and adaptation. In Proceedings of American Water Resources Association Summer Specialty Conference: Adaptive Management of Water Resources, Missoula, MT, Jun 26-28, 2006, Middleburg, Virginia: American Water Resources Association.

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“Agriculture Breakout Session”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K. 2005. “Agriculture Breakout Session.” Fact sheet prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Coasts Breakout Session”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K. 2005. “Coasts Breakout Session.” Fact sheet prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Hydropower Breakout Session”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K. 2005. “Hydropower Breakout Session.” Fact sheet prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“King County Sector Breakout Fact Sheets”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K., Climate Impacts Group 2005. “King County Sector Breakout Fact Sheets.” Fact sheets prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Municipal/Industrial Water Breakout Session”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K. 2005. “Municipal/Industrial Water Breakout Session.” Fact sheet prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Stormwater/Floods Breakout Session”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K. 2005. “Stormwater/Floods Breakout Session.” Fact sheet prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Proposal to NOAA OGP: CDEP and RISA programs, April 1, 2005-March 31, 2010

Center for Science in the Earth System. 2004. Proposal to NOAA OGP: CDEP and RISA programs, April 1, 2005-March 31, 2010. Proposal to the NOAA Office of Global Programs for 2005-2010. Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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Learning from and adapting to climate variability in the Pacific Northwest

Snover, A.K., Miles, E.L., Hamlet, A.F. 2003. Learning from and adapting to climate variability in the Pacific Northwest. In Background Papers in Preparation For the “Insights and Tools for Adaptation: Learning from Climate Variability” Workshop, November 18-20, 2003, Washington, D.C., pp. 167-179, Washington, D.C.: NOAA Office of Global Programs.

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Global climate change and marine policy: Planning for impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability

Miles, E.L. 2002. In D.M. Johnston and A. Sirivivatnanon (eds.), Ocean Governance and Sustainable Development in the Pacific Region, SEAPOL Inter-Regional Conference, March 21-23, 2001. Bangkok, Thailand: Southeast Asian Progr. On Ocean Law, Policy, and Mangmt.

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Preparing for an uncertain future: Adaptive management strategies and alternative approaches to mitigate the impacts of climate change in California’s Central Valley

VanRheenen, N.T., Palmer, R.N. 2002. Preparing for an uncertain future: Adaptive management strategies and alternative approaches to mitigate the impacts of climate change in California’s Central Valley. In Proceedings of the ASCE’s 2002 Conference on Water Resources Planning & Management, Roanoke, Virgina: American Society of Civil Engineers.

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Preparing for climate change in the Pacific Northwest: A discussion of water resources adaptation pathways

Hamlet, A.F. 2001. Preparing for climate change in the Pacific Northwest: A discussion of water resources adaptation pathways. Preparatory White Paper for Climate and Water Policy Meeting, Skamania, Washington, July 2001. Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle. 14 pp.

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New regionalism in the Pacific Northwest: Design and transformation of institutions for sustainability

Willard, S.R. 2000. New regionalism in the Pacific Northwest: Design and transformation of institutions for sustainability. MMA thesis, School of Marine Affairs, University of Washington, Seattle.

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