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Adapting to Change: Climate Impacts and Innovation in Puget Sound

The Nature Conservancy and the Climate Impacts Group. 2016. Adapting to Change: Climate Impacts and Innovation in Puget Sound. Edited by J. Morse, J. Israel, L. Whitely Binder, G. Mauger, and A.K. Snover. The Nature Conservancy, Seattle, WA. 24 pp.

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Historical Climate Trends for Seattle City Light

Mauger, G.S., Bumbaco, K.A., Norheim, R.A., Won, J.S., Bond, N.A. Observed Climate and Hydrologic Trends for Seattle City Light. Report prepared for Seattle City Light. Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle. http://doi.org/10.7915/CIG3ST7FF

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A 350-year reconstruction of the response of south Cascade Glacier to interannual and interdecadal climatic variability

Marcinkowski, K.W. and D.L. Peterson. 2015. A 350-year reconstruction of the response of south Cascade Glacier to interannual and interdecadal climatic variability. Northwest Science 89(1): 14-33.

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Changes in winter Atmospheric Rivers along the North American West Coast in CMIP5 climate models

Warner, M.D., C.F. Mass, and E.P. Salathé Jr.. 2015. Changes in winter Atmospheric Rivers along the North American West Coast in CMIP5 climate models. J. Hydrometeor, 16, 118–128, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-14-0080.1

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Comparing Large-Scale Hydrological Model Predictions with Observed Streamflow in the Pacific Northwest: Effects of Climate and Groundwater

Safeeq, M., G.S. Mauger, G.E. Grant, I. Arismendi, A.F. Hamlet, S-Y Lee. 2015. Comparing Large-Scale Hydrological Model Predictions with Observed Streamflow in the Pacific Northwest: Effects of Climate and Groundwater. J. Hydrometeor, 15, 2501–2521.

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Final Project Report: Regional Modeling for Windstorms and Lightning

Salathé, E.P. Jr., Mauger, G. S., Mass, C. F., Steed R., and B. Dotson. 2015. Final Project Report: Regional Modeling for Windstorms and Lightning. Report prepared for Seattle City Light by the Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Increased hospital admissions associated with extreme-heat exposure in King County, Washington, 1990-2010

Isaksen, T.B., M.G. Yost, E.K. Hom, Y. Ren , H. Lyons, R.A. Fenske. 2015. Increased hospital admissions associated with extreme-heat exposure in King County, Washington, 1990-2010. Rev Environ Health, 30, 51-64.

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Present-day and future climate pathways affecting Alexandrium blooms in Puget Sound, WA, USA

Moore, S.K., J.A. Johnstone, N.S. Banas, and E.P. Salathé Jr. 2015. Present-day and future climate pathways affecting Alexandrium blooms in Puget Sound, WA, USA. Harmful Algae 48: 1–11, doi:10.1016/j.hal.2015.06.008

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Projecting the hydrologic impacts of climate change on montane wetlands

Lee, S-Y, M.E. Ryan, A.F. Hamlet, W.J. Palen, J.J. Lawler, and M. Halabisky. 2015. Projecting the hydrologic impacts of climate change on montane wetlands. PLoS ONE 10(11):e0142960, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142960

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Climate and very large wildland fires in the contiguous western USA

Stavros, E.N., Abatzoglou, J., Larkin, N., McKenzie, D., Steel, E.A. 2014. Climate and very large wildland fires in the contiguous western USA. International Journal of Wildland Fire 23(7): 899-914, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF13169.

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Climate, fire size, and biophysical setting control fire severity and spatial pattern in the northern Cascade Range, USA

Cansler, C.A., and D. McKenzie. 2014. Climate, fire size, and biophysical setting control fire severity and spatial pattern in the northern Cascade Range, USA. Ecological Applications 24:1037–1056, http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/13-1077.1

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Impacts of 21st century climate change on hydrologic extremes in the Pacific Northwest region of North America

Tohver, I., Hamlet, A.F., Lee, S-Y.  2014. Impacts of 21st century climate change on hydrologic extremes in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. Journal of the American Water Works Association. 1-16. DOI: 10.1111/jawr.12199

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Northwest

Mote, P.W., Snover, A.K., Capalbo, S.M., Eigenbrode, S., Glick, P., Littell, J.S., Raymondi, R., Reeder, S. 2014. Northwest. Chapter 21 in Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third U.S. National Climate Assessment, J. Melillo, Terese (T.C.) Richmond, and G.W. Yohe, Eds., U.S. Global Change Research Program, 16-1-nn.

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Regional projections of the likelihood of very large wildland fires under a changing climate in the contiguous Western United States

Stavros, E.N., Abatzoglou, J., McKenzie, D., Larkin, N.  2014. Regional projections of the likelihood of very large wildland fires under a changing climate in the contiguous Western United States. Climatic Change 126(3-4): 455-468, doi: 10.1007/s10584-014-1229-6.

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An overview of the Columbia Basin Climate Change Scenarios Project: Approach, methods, and summary of key results

Hamlet, A.F., Elsner, M.M., Mauger, G.S., Lee, S-Y., Tohver, I., Norheim, R.A. 2013. An overview of the Columbia Basin Climate Change Scenarios Project: Approach, methods, and summary of key results. Atmosphere-Ocean 51(4):392-415, doi: 10.1080/07055900.2013.819555.

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Changes in 20th century extreme temperature and precipitation over the western United States from regional climate model simulations and observations

Dulire, V., Zhang, Y., Salathé, E.P.  2013. Changes in 20th century extreme temperature and precipitation over the western United States from regional climate model simulations and observations. Journal of Climate 26(21):8556-8575, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00818.1.

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Climate Change in the Northwest: Implications for our Landscapes, Waters, and Communities

Dalton, M., Mote, P.W., Snover, A.K.  2013. Climate Change in the Northwest: Implications for our Landscapes, Waters, and Communities. Washington, D.C.: Island Press. 271 pp.

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Introduction

Antrim, L., Miller, I., Whitely Binder, L.C., Tohver, I.  2013. Introduction. Chapter 1, pp.1-10. 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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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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Optimal design of a climatological network: Beyond practical considerations

Mauger, G.S., Bumbaco, K.A., Hakim, G.J., Mote, P.W.  2013. Optimal design of a climatological network: Beyond practical considerations. Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems 2(2):199-212. doi:10.5194/gi-2-199-2013.

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Physical effects of climate change in OCNMS: Altered hydrologic patterns

Tohver, I.  2013. Chapter 2.8, pp.60-66. 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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Tree growth and climate in the Pacific Northwest, North America: A broad-scale analysis of changing growth environments

Albright, W.L., Peterson, D.L. Tree growth and climate in the Pacific Northwest, North America: A broad-scale analysis of changing growth environments. 2013. Journal of Biogeography 40:2119-2133, doi: 10.1111/jbi.12157.

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Carbon dynamics of forests in Washington, USA: 21st century projections based on climate-driven changes in fire regimes

Raymond, C.L., McKenzie, D.  2012. Carbon dynamics of forests in Washington, USA: 21st century projections based on climate-driven changes in fire regimes. Ecological Applications 22(5):1589-1611, doi:10.1890/11-1851.1.

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ENSO anomalies over the western United States: Present and future patterns in regional climate simulations

Zhang, Y., Dulire, V., Salathé, E.P., Qian, Y., Leung, L.R. 2012. To appear in Journal of Climate.

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Northern Rockies Climate Change Primer

Littell, J.S.  2012. Northern Rockies Climate Change Primer. Prepared for the U.S. Forest Service, Region 1, by the Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Paleoreconstruction of cool season precipitation and warm season streamflow in the Pacific Northwest with estimates of uncertainties and applications to climate change assessments

Lutz, E.R., Hamlet, A.F., Littell, J.S.  2012. Water Resources Research 48, W01525, doi:10.1029/2011WR010687.

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Simulating the effects of climate change on population connectivity of American marten (Martes americana) in the northern Rocky Mountains, USA

Wasserman, T.N., Cushman, S.A., Shirk, A.S., Landguth, E.L., Littell, J.S. 2012. Simulating the effects of climate change on population connectivity of American marten (Martes americana)  in the northern Rocky Mountains, USA. Landscape Ecology 27(2):211-225, doi:10.1007/s10980-011-9653-8.

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Vose, J., D.L. Peterson, and T. Patel-Weynand. 2012. Effects of climatic variability and change on forest ecosystems: a comprehensive science synthesis for the U.S. forest sector.

Vose, J., Peterson, D.L., Patel-Weynand, T.  2012. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report PNW-GTR-870. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 265 p.

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Wintertime extreme precipitation events along the Pacific Northwest coast: Climatology and synoptic evolution

Warner, M.D., Mass, C., Salathé, E.P.  2012. Wintertime extreme precipitation events along the Pacific Northwest coast: Climatology and synoptic evolution. Monthly Weather Review 140: 2021-2043, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-11-00197.1.

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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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Climate change and wilderness fire regimes

McKenzie, D., Littell, J.S.  2011. Climate change and wilderness fire regimes. International Journal of Wilderness 17(1): 22-31.

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Climate change predicted to shift wolverine distributions, connectivity, and dispersal corridors

McKelvey, K.S., Copeland, J.P., Schwartz, M.K., Littell, J.S., Aubry, K.B., Squires, J.R., Parks, S.A., Elsner, M.M., Mauger, G.S. 2011. Climate change predicted to shift wolverine distributions, connectivity, and dispersal corridors. Ecological Applications 21:2882-2897.

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Coherent region-, species-, and frequency-dependent local climate signals in Northern Hemisphere tree-ring widths

Wettstein, J.J., Littell, J.S., Gedalof, Z.M., Wallace, J.M.  2011. Coherent region-, species-, and frequency-dependent local climate signals in Northern Hemisphere tree-ring widths. Journal of Climate 24, 5998-6012, doi: 10.1175/2011JCLI3822.1.

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ENSO anomalies over the Western United States: Present and future patterns in regional climate simulations

Zhang, Y., Qian, Y., Dulire, V., Salathé, E.P., Leung, L.R. 2011. ENSO anomalies over the Western United States: Present and future patterns in regional climate simulations. Climatic Change 110:315-346, doi:10.1007/s10584-011-0088-7.

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Extreme precipitations and temperatures over the U.S. Pacific Northwest: A comparison between observations, reanalysis data and regional models

Dulire, V., Zhang, Y., Salathé, E.P.  2011. Extreme precipitations and temperatures over the U.S. Pacific Northwest: A comparison between observations, reanalysis data and regional models. Journal of Climate 24(7): 1950-1964, doi: 10.1175/2010JCLI3224.1.

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Impacts of climate variability and climate change on transportation systems and infrastructure in the Pacific Northwest

Hamlet, A.F.  2011. Impacts of climate variability and climate change on transportation systems and infrastructure in the Pacific Northwest. A White Paper prepared for the Western Federal Lands-Highway Division by the Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Interactions between climate and population density in the episodic recruitment of bocaccio, Sebastes paucispinis, a Pacific rockfish

Zabel, R.W., Levin, P.S., Tolimieri, N., Mantua, N.J.  2011. Interactions between climate and population density in the episodic recruitment of bocaccio, Sebastes paucispinis, a Pacific rockfish. Fisheries Oceanography 20(4): 294-304, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2419.2011.00584.x.

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Methodology for developing flood rule curves conditioned on El Niño-Southern Oscillation classification

Lee, S-Y., Hamlet, A.F., Fitzgerald, C.J., Burges, S.J.  2011. Methodology for developing flood rule curves conditioned on El Niño-Southern Oscillation classification. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 47(1): 81-92, doi: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2010.00490.x.

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Multiscale influence of climate on estuarine populations of forage fish: The role of coastal upwelling, freshwater flow and temperature

Reum, J.C.P., Essington, T.E., Green, C.M., Rice, C.A., Fresh, K.L. 2011. Multiscale influence of climate on estuarine populations of forage fish: The role of coastal upwelling, freshwater flow and temperature. Marine Ecology Progress Series 425: 203-215, doi:10.3354/meps08997.

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Past trends and future scenarios for environmental conditions favoring the accumulation of paralytic shellfish toxins in Puget Sound shellfish

Moore, S.K., Mantua, N.J., Salathé, E.P.  2011. Past trends and future scenarios for environmental conditions favoring the accumulation of paralytic shellfish toxins in Puget Sound shellfish. Harmful Algae 10:521-529, doi:10.1016/j.hal.2011.04.004.

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Potential climate change impacts on thermal habitats of Pacific salmon in the North Pacific Ocean and adjacent seas

Aziz, O,, Mantua, N.J., Myers, K.W.  2011. Potential climate change impacts on thermal habitats of Pacific salmon in the North Pacific Ocean and adjacent seas. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 68: 1660-1680.

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Regional Climate and Hydrologic Change in the Northern U.S. Rockies and Pacific Northwest: Internally Consistent Projections of Future Climate for Resource Management

Littell, J.S., Elsner, M.M., Mauger, G.S., Lutz, E.R., Hamlet, A.F., Salathé, E.P. 2011. Regional Climate and Hydrologic Change in the Northern U.S. Rockies and Pacific Northwest: Internally Consistent Projections of Future Climate for Resource Management. Project report for USFS JVA 09-JV-11015600-039. Prepared by the Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle. April, 2011.

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Skagit River Basin Climate Science Report

Lee, S-Y., Hamlet, A.F.  2011. Skagit River Basin Climate Science Report. A summary report prepared for Skagit County and the Envision Skagit Project by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle. September, 2011.

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Temporal and spatial variability in warm season nocturnal air temperatures in two north Idaho mountain ranges

Holden, Z., Cushman, S.A., Crimmins, M.C., Littell, J.S.  2011. Temporal and spatial variability in warm season nocturnal air temperatures in two north Idaho mountain ranges. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 151: 261-269.

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The unusual nature of recent snowpack declines in the North American Cordillera

Pederson, G.T., Gray, S.T., Woodhouse, C.A., Betancourt, J., Fagre, D., Littell, J.S., Watson, E., Luckman, B.H., Graumlich, L.J. 2011. The unusual nature of recent snowpack declines in the North American Cordillera. Science 333(6040):332-335, doi:10.1126/science.1201570.

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Application of partial least squares regression to the diagnosis of year-to-year variations in Pacific Northwest snowpack and Atlantic hurricanes

Smoliak, B.V., Wallace, J.M., Stoelinga, M.T., Mitchell, T.P.  2010. Application of partial least squares regression to the diagnosis of year-to-year variations in Pacific Northwest snowpack and Atlantic hurricanes. Geophysical Research Letters 37, L03801, doi:10.1029/2009GL041478.

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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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Assessment of climate change impact on eastern Washington agriculture

Stöckle, C., Nelson, R.L., Higgins, S., Brunner, J., Grove, G., Boydston, R., Whiting, M., Kruger, C. 2010. Assessment of climate change impact on eastern Washington agriculture. Climatic Change 102(1-2): 77-102, doi: 10.1007/s10584-010-9851-4.

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Climate change impacts on water management and irrigated agriculture in the Yakima River basin, Washington, USA

Vano, J.A., Scott, M., Voisin, N., Stöckle, C., Hamlet, A.F., Mickelson, K.E.B., Elsner, M.M., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2010. Climate change impacts on water management and irrigated agriculture in the Yakima River basin, Washington, USA. Climatic Change 102(1-2): 287-317, doi: 10.1007/s10584-010-9856-z.

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Climate change impacts on water management in the Puget Sound region, Washington, USA

Vano, J.A., Voisin, N., Cuo, L., Hamlet, A.F., Elsner, M.M., Palmer, R.N., Polebitski, A., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2010. Climate change impacts on water management in the Puget Sound region, Washington, USA. Climatic Change 102(1-2): 261-286, doi: 10.1007/s10584-010-9846-1

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Effects of projected climate change on energy supply and demand in the Pacific Northwest and Washington State

Hamlet, A.F., Lee, S-Y., Mickelson, K.E.B., Elsner, M.M.  2010. Effects of projected climate change on energy supply and demand in the Pacific Northwest and Washington State. Climatic Change 102(1-2): 103-128, doi: 10.1007/s10584-010-9857-y.

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Fine scale hydrologic model implementation and fine-scale/macro-scale model inter-comparison study

Carrasco, P., Hamlet, A.F.  2010. Fine scale hydrologic model implementation and fine-scale/macro-scale model inter-comparison study. Chapter 6 in Final Report for the Columbia Basin Climate Change Scenarios Project, 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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Forest ecosystems, disturbance, and climatic change in Washington State, USA

Littell, J.S., Oneil, E.E., McKenzie, D., Hicke, J.A., Lutz, J.A., Norheim, R.A., Elsner, M.M. 2010. Forest ecosystems, disturbance, and climatic change in Washington State, USA. Climatic Change 102(1-2): 129-158, doi: 10.1007/s10584-010-9858-x.

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Future climate in the Pacific Northwest

Mote, P.W., Salathé, E.P.  2010. Future climate in the Pacific Northwest. Climatic Change 102(1-2): 29-50, doi: 10.1007/s10584-010-9848-z.

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Historical meteorological driving data set

Deems, J., Hamlet, A.F.  2010. Historical meteorological driving data set. Chapter 3 in Final Report for the Columbia Basin Climate Change Scenarios Project, 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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Impacts of 21st century climate change on hydrologic extremes in the Pacific Northwest region of North America

Tohver, I., Hamlet, A.F.  2010. Chapter 7 in Final Report for the Columbia Basin Climate Change Scenarios Project, 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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Implications of 21st century climate change for the hydrology of Washington State

Elsner, M.M., Cuo, L., Voisin, N., Deems, J., Hamlet, A.F., Vano, J.A., Mickelson, K.E.B., Lee, S-Y., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2010. Implications of 21st century climate change for the hydrology of Washington State. Climatic Change 102(1-2): 225-260, doi: 10.1007/s10584-010-9855-0.

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Introduction and project overview

Hamlet, A.F.  2010. Introduction and project overview. Chapter 1 in Final Report for the Columbia Basin Climate Change Scenarios Project, 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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Macro-scale hydrologic model implementation

Elsner, M.M., Hamlet, A.F.  2010. Macro-scale hydrologic model implementation. Chapter 5 in Final Report for the Columbia Basin Climate Change Scenarios Project, 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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Precipitation extremes and the impacts of climate change on stormwater infrastructure in Washington State

Rosenberg, E.A., Keys, P.W., Booth, D.B., Hartley, D., Burkey, J., Steinemann, A.C., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2010. Precipitation extremes and the impacts of climate change on stormwater infrastructure in Washington State. Precipitation extremes and the impacts of climate change on stormwater infrastructure in Washington State. Climatic Change 102(1-2): 319-349, doi: 10.1007/s10584-010-9847-0.

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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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Public health impacts of climate change in Washington State: projected mortality risks due to heat events and air pollution

Jackson, J.E., Yost, M.G., Karr, C., Fitzpatrick, C., Lamb, B., Chung, S.H., Chen, J., Avise, J., Rosenblatt, R.A., Fenske, R.A. 2010. Public health impacts of climate change in Washington State: projected mortality risks due to heat events and air pollution. Climatic Change 102(1-2): 159-186, doi: 10.1007/s10584-010-9852-3.

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Regional climate model projections for the State of Washington

Salathé, E.P., Leung, L.R., Qian, Y., Zhang, Y.  2010. Regional climate model projections for the State of Washington. Climatic Change 102(1-2): 51-75, doi: 10.1007/s10584-010-9849-y.

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Regional interdecadal variability in bias-corrected ocean temperature data

Carson, M., Harrison, D.E.  2010. Journal of Climate23:2847-2855, doi: 10.1175/2010JCLI3121.1.

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Seattle City Light Climate Change Analysis: Climate Change Impacts on Regional Climate, Climate Extremes, Streamflow, Water Temperature, and Hydrologic Extremes

Snover, A.K., Hamlet, A.F., Lee, S-Y., Mantua, N.J., Salathé, E.P., Steed, R., Tohver, I. 2010. Seattle City Light Climate Change Analysis: Climate Change Impacts on Regional Climate, Climate Extremes, Streamflow, Water Temperature, and Hydrologic Extremes. Prepared for The City of Seattle, Seattle City Light 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. June.

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Statistical downscaling techniques for global climate model simulations of temperature and precipitation with application to water resources planning studies

Hamlet, A.F., Salathé, E.P., Carrasco, P.  2010. Statistical downscaling techniques for global climate model simulations of temperature and precipitation with application to water resources planning studies. Chapter 4 in Final Report for the Columbia Basin Climate Change Scenarios Project, 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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Streamflow locations, sources of natural streamflow data, and key hydrologic products

Hamlet, A.F., Mauger, G.S., Lee, S-Y.  2010. Chapter 8 in Final Report for the Columbia Basin Climate Change Scenarios Project, 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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The effects of climatic change and wildland fires on air quality in national parks and wilderness areas

McKenzie, D.  2010. The effects of climatic change and wildland fires on air quality in national parks and wilderness areas. Fire Management Today 70:26-28.

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The El Niño-Southern Oscillation Phenomenon

Sarachik, E.S., Cane, M.A. 2010. The El Niño-Southern Oscillation Phenomenon. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

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The relative influences of El Niño Southern Oscillation and Pacific Decadal Oscillation on paralytic shellfish toxin accumulation in Pacific Northwest shellfish

Moore, S.K., Mantua, N.J., Hickey, B.M., Trainer, V.L. 2010. The relative influences of El Niño Southern Oscillation and Pacific Decadal Oscillation on paralytic shellfish toxin accumulation in Pacific Northwest shellfish. Limnology and Oceanography 55: 2262-2274, doi:10.4319/lo.2010.55.6.2262.

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Assessing the impacts of global warming on snowpack in the Washington Cascades

Casola, J.H., Cuo, L., Livneh, B., Lettenmaier, D.P., Stoelinga, M.T., Mote, P.W., Wallace, J.M. 2009. Assessing the impacts of global warming on snowpack in the Washington Cascades. Journal of Climate 22:2758-2772, doi: 10.1175/2008JCLI2612.1.

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Assessment of climate change impact on eastern Washington agriculture

Stöckle, C., Nelson, R.L., Higgins, S., Brunner, J., Grove, G., Boydston, R., Whiting, M., Kruger, C. 2009. Chapter 5 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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Climate and wildfire area burned in Western U.S. ecoprovinces, 1916-2003

Littell, J.S., McKenzie, D., Peterson, D.L., Westerling, A.L. 2009. Climate and wildfire area burned in Western U.S. ecoprovinces, 1916-2003. Ecological Applications 19(4):1003-1021.

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Climate change impacts on water management and irrigated agriculture in the Yakima River Basin, Washington, USA

Vano, J.A., Scott, M., Voisin, N., Stöckle, C., Hamlet, A.F., Mickelson, K.E.B., Elsner, M.M., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2009. Climate change impacts on water management and irrigated agriculture in the Yakima River Basin, Washington, USA. Chapter 3.3 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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Climate change impacts on water management in the Puget Sound region, Washington, USA

Vano, J.A., Voisin, N., Cuo, L., Hamlet, A.F., Elsner, M.M., Palmer, R.N., Polebitski, A., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2009. Climate change impacts on water management in the Puget Sound region, Washington, USA. Chapter 3.2 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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Costs and benefits of stormwater management: Case study of the Puget Sound region

Visitacion, B., Booth, D.B., Steinemann, A.C. 2009. Costs and benefits of stormwater management: Case study of the Puget Sound region. ASCE Journal of Urban Planning and Development 135(4):150-158, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9488(2009)135:4(150)).

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Effects of a century of land cover and climate change on the hydrology of Puget Sound basin

Cuo, L., Lettenmaier, D.P., Alberti, M., Richey, J.E. 2009. Effects of a century of land cover and climate change on the hydrology of Puget Sound basin. Hydrological Processes 23: 907-933.

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Effects of projected climate change on energy supply and demand in the Pacific Northwest and Washington State

Hamlet, A.F., Lee, S-Y., Mickelson, K.E.B., Elsner, M.M.  2009. Effects of projected climate change on energy supply and demand in the Pacific Northwest and Washington State. Chapter 4 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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Forest ecosystems, disturbance, and climatic change in Washington State, USA

Littell, J.S., Oneil, E.E., McKenzie, D., Hicke, J.A., Lutz, J.A., Norheim, R.A., Elsner, M.M. 2009. Chapter 7 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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Future climate in the Pacific Northwest

Mote, P.W., Salathé, E.P.  2009. Chapter 1 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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Global warming and stress complexes in forests of western North America

McKenzie, D., Peterson, D.L., Littell, J.S.  2009. pp. 319-337. Global warming and stress complexes in forests of western North America. In S. V. Krupa (series editor), Developments in Environmental Science, Vol. 8, Wild Land Fires and Air Pollution, A. Bytnerowicz, M. Arbaugh, A. Riebau, and C. Anderson (eds.). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier Science, Ltd.

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Impacts of climate change on the coasts of Washington State

Huppert, D.D., Moore, A., Dyson, K.  2009. Chapter 8 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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Implications of 21st century climate change for the hydrology of Washington State

Elsner, M.M., Cuo, L., Voisin, N., Deems, J., Hamlet, A.F., Vano, J.A., Mickelson, K.E.B., Lee, S-Y., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2009. Implications of 21st century climate change for the hydrology of Washington State. Chapter 3.1 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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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. 2009. Optimized flood control in the Columbia River Basin for a global warming scenario. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management 135(6): 440-450, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9496(2009)135:6(440).

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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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Public health impacts of climate change in Washington State: projected mortality risks due to heat events and air pollution

Jackson, J.E., Yost, M.G., Karr, C., Fitzpatrick, C., Lamb, B., Chung, S.H., Chen, J., Avise, J., Rosenblatt, R.A., Fenske, R.A. 2009. Chapter 10 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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Regional climate model projections for the State of Washington

Salathé, E.P., Leung, L.R., Qian, Y., Zhang, Y.  2009. Regional climate model projections for the State of Washington. Chapter 2 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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The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington’s Future in a Changing Climate – Executive Summary

Littell, J.S., Elsner, M.M., Whitely Binder, L.C., Snover, A.K.  2009. The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington’s Future in a Changing Climate – Executive Summary. 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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A high-resolution climate model for the U.S. Pacific Northwest: Mesoscale feedbacks and local responses to climate change

Salathé, E.P., Steed, R., Mass, C.F., Zahn, P.  2008. A high-resolution climate model for the U.S. Pacific Northwest: Mesoscale feedbacks and local responses to climate change. Journal of Climate 21(21): 5708-5726, doi:10.1175/2008JCLI2090.1.

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Climate drivers of regionally synchronous fires in the inland Northwest (1651-1900)

Heyerdahl, E.K., McKenzie, D., Daniels, L., Hessl, A.E., Littell, J.S., Mantua, N.J. 2008. Climate drivers of regionally synchronous fires in the inland Northwest (1651-1900). International Journal of Wildland Fire 17:40-49.

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Has spring snowpack declined in the Washington Cascades?

Mote, P.W., Hamlet, A.F., Salathé, E.P.  2008. Has spring snowpack declined in the Washington Cascades?. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 12: 193-206.

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Potential responses to climate change in organisms with complex life histories: Evolution and plasticity in Pacific salmon

Crozier, L.G., Hendry, A.P., Lawson, P.W., Quinn, T.P., Mantua, N.J., Battin, J., Shaw, R.G., Huey, R.B. 2008. Potential responses to climate change in organisms with complex life histories: Evolution and plasticity in Pacific salmon. Evolutionary Applications 1(2): 252-270, doi:10.1111/j.1752-4571.2008.00033.x.

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Scenarios of Future Climate Change for the Pacific Northwest

Mote, P.W., Salathé, E.P., Dulire, V., Jump, E.  2008. Scenarios of Future Climate Change for the Pacific Northwest. Report prepared by the Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Oceans, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Sea Level Rise in the Coastal Waters of Washington State

Mote, P.W., Petersen, A., Reeder, S., Shipman, H., Whitely Binder, L.C. 2008. Sea Level Rise in the Coastal Waters of Washington State. Report prepared by the Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Oceans, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington and the Washington Department of Ecology, Lacey, Washington.

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Sensitivity of Northwest ski areas to warming

Mote, P.W., Casson, J., Hamlet, A.F., Reading, D.C. 2008. Sensitivity of Northwest ski areas to warming. pp 63-67, in B. McGurk (ed.), Proceedings of the 75th Western Snow Conference, April 16-19, 2007, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Soda Springs, CA: Western Snow Conference.

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Variability and trends in mountain snowpack in western North America

Mote, P.W., Clark, M., Hamlet, A.F.  2008. Variability and trends in mountain snowpack in western North America. In F. Wagner (ed.), Proceedings of the AAAS Pacific Division Annual Meeting.

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20th century trends in runoff, evapotranspiration, and soil moisture in the Western U.S

Hamlet, A.F., Mote, P.W., Clark, M.P., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2007. 20th century trends in runoff, evapotranspiration, and soil moisture in the Western U.S. Journal of Climate 20(8): 1468-1486. DOI: 10.1175/JCLI4051.1

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Climate Change Impacts on Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife

Independent Science Advisory Board, Mantua, N.J. 2007. Climate Change Impacts on Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife. Independent Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB) Climate Change Report ISAB 2007-2, Portland, OR.

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Climate variability, climate change, and western wildfire with implications for the urban-wildland interface

Keeton, W.S., Mote, P.W., Franklin, J.F. 2007. Climate variability, climate change, and western wildfire with implications for the urban-wildland interface. pp. 225-253. In A. Troy and R. Kennedy (eds)., Living on the Edge: Economic, Institutional and Management Perspectives on Wildfire Hazard in the Urban Interface. Advances in the Economics of Environmental Resources , Vol. 6. Oxford, United Kingdom: Elsevier Sciences JAI Press.

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