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Climate change and the eco-hydrology of fire: will area burned increase in a warming western USA?

McKenzie, D., and J.S. Littell. 2017. Climate change and the eco-hydrology of fire: will area burned increase in a warming western USA? Ecological Applications 27:26-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/eap.1420

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Incorporating climate change into culvert design in Washington State, USA

Wilhere, G., Atha, J., Quinn, T., Tohver, I., Helbrecht, L.  2017. Incorporating climate change into culvert design in Washington State, USA. Ecological Engineering (104) 67-79. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2017.04.009

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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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Combined Effects of Projected Sea Level Rise, Storm Surge, and Peak River Flows on Water Levels in the Skagit River Floodplain

Hamman, J., Hamlet, A.F., Lee, S.Y., Fuller, R., and Grossman, E.F. 2016. Combined Effects of Projected Sea Level Rise, Storm Surge, and Peak River Flows on Water Levels in the Skagit River Floodplain. Northwest Science 90(1):57-78. http://dx.doi.org/10.3955/046.090.0106

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Effects of drought on U.S. Forests and Rangelands: A Comprehensive Science Synthesis | Fire & Drought

Littell, J.S., D.L. Peterson, K.L. Riley, Y. Liu, and C.H. Luce. 2016. Fire and drought. Pages 135-154 in J.M. Vose, J.S. Clark, C.H. Luce, and T. Patel-Weynand (eds.), Effects of drought on U.S. Forests and Rangelands: A Comprehensive Science Synthesis. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report WO-GTR-93b.

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Fire and Drought

Littell, J.S., D.L. Peterson, K.L. Riley, Y.Q. Liu, and C.H. Luce. 2016. Fire and Drought. pages 135-150 in Vose, J.M., J.S. Clark, C.H. Luce, and T. Patel-Weynand. Effects of Drought on Forests and Rangelands in the United States: A Comprehensive Science Synthesis. United States Forest Service General Technical Report Gen. Tech. Report WO-93b.

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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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Impacts of Climate Change on Regulated Streamflow, Flood Control, Hydropower Production, and Sediment Discharge in the Skagit River Basin

Lee, S.Y., Hamlet, A.F., and Grossman, E. 2016. Impacts of Climate Change on Regulated Streamflow, Flood Control, Hydropower Production, and Sediment Discharge in the Skagit River Basin. Northwest Science 90(1) 23-43. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3955/046.090.0104

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Incorporating Climate Change into the Design of Water Crossing Structures

Wilhere, G., Atha, J., Quinn, T., Helbrecht, L., Tohver, I. 2016. Incorporating climate change into the design of water crossing structures. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Program – Science Division.

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Refined Estimates of Climate Change Affected Hydrology in the Chehalis basin

Mauger, G.S., S.-Y. Lee, C. Bandaragoda, Y. Serra, J.S. Won, 2016. Refined Estimates of Climate Change Affected Hydrology in the Chehalis basin. Report prepared for Anchor QEA, LLC. Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle. doi:10.7915/CIG53F4MH

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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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Climate Change Impacts on Tacoma Power Watersheds

Lee, S-Y., Mauger, G., and L. Whitely Binder. 2015. Climate Change Impacts on Tacoma Power Watersheds. Report prepared for Tacoma Power by the Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle.

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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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Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, and Flooding in the Lower Snohomish River Basin

Mauger, G. S., and S.-Y. Lee, 2014. Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, and Flooding in the Lower Snohomish River Basin. Report prepared for The Nature Conservancy by the Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Estimates of Twenty-first Century flood risk in the Pacific Northwest based on regional scale climate model simulations

Salathé, E.P., Hamlet, A.F., Mass, C.F., Lee, S-Y., Stumbaugh, M., Steed, R. 2014. Estimates of Twenty-first Century flood risk in the Pacific Northwest based on regional scale climate model simulations. J. Hydrometeorology 15(5): 1881-1899, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-13-0137.1.

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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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Uncertainty and Extreme Events in Future Climate and Hydrologic Projections for the Pacific Northwest: Providing a Basis for Vulnerability and Core/Corridor Assessments

Littell, J.S., Mauger, G.S., Salathé, E.P., Hamlet, A.F., Lee, S-Y., Stumbaugh, M., Elsner, M.M., Norheim, R.A., Lutz, E.R., Mantua, N.J. 2014. Uncertainty and Extreme Events in Future Climate and Hydrologic Projections for the Pacific Northwest: Providing a Basis for Vulnerability and Core/Corridor Assessments. Final report for Department of the Interior Pacific Northwest Climate Science Center. Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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What is the importance of climate model bias when projecting the impacts of climate change on land surface processes?

Liu, M., Rajagopalan, K., Chung, S.H., Jiang, X., Harris, R., Nergui, T., Guenther, A., Miller, C., Reyes, J., Tague, C., Choate, J., Salathé, E.P., Stöckle, C., Adam, J.C. 2014. What is the importance of climate model bias when projecting the impacts of climate change on land surface processes?. Biogeosciences 11: 2601-2622, doi:10.5194/bg-11-2601-2014.

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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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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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Restoring salmon habitat for a changing climate

Beechie, T.J., Imaki, H., Greene, J., Wade, A., Wu, H., Press, G., Roni, P., Kimball, J., Stanford, J., Kiffney, P., Mantua, N.J. 2013. Restoring salmon habitat for a changing climate. River Research and Applications, 29: 939-960. doi: 10.1002/rra.2590

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Steelhead vulnerability to climate change in the Pacific Northwest

Wade, A.A., Beechie, T.J., Fleishman, E., Mantua, N.J., Wu, H., Kimball, J.S., Stroms, D.M., Stanford, J.A. 2013. Steelhead vulnerability to climate change in the Pacific Northwest. Journal of Applied Ecology 50(5): 1093-1104, doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12137.

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Effects of Projected Twenty-First Century Sea Level Rise, Storm Surge, and River Flooding on Water Levels in Puget Sound Floodplains and Estuaries

Hamman, J.J.  2012. Master's Thesis, University of Washington.

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Estimating seasonal uncertainties in paleo-reconstructed hydrologic variables, with applications to climate change assessments

Lutz, E.R., Hamlet, A.F., Littell, J.S.  2012. (in press).

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Estimating the water budget of major U.S. river basins via remote sensing

Gao, H., Tang, Q., Ferguson, C.R., Wood, E.F., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2012. To appear in International Journal of Remote Sensing.

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Moisture flux convergence in regional and global climate models: Implications for droughts in the southwestern United States under climate change

Gao, Y., Leung, L.R., Salathé, E.P., Dominguez, F., Nijssen, B., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2012. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L09711, doi:10.1029/2012GL051560.

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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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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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Seasonal hydrologic forecasting: Do multimodel ensemble averages always yield improvements in forecast skill?

Bohn, T.J., Sonessa, M.Y., Lettenmaier, D.P.  2012. To appear in Journal of Hydrometeorology.

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Using Physically Based Hydrology Models to Improve Fine Scale Estimates of Q100 in Complex Mountain Terrain

Tohver, I., Lee, S-Y., Hamlet, A.F.  2012. Final project report prepared for Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest by the Climate Impacts Group and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering University of Washington, Seattle.

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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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Climatic water balance and regional fire years in the Pacific Northwest, USA: Linking regional climate and fire at landscape scales

Littell, J.S., Gwozdz, R.  2011. Climatic water balance and regional fire years in the Pacific Northwest, USA: Linking regional climate and fire at landscape scales. Chapter 5, pp. 117-139. In McKenzie, D., C.M. Miller, and D.A. Falk (eds.), The Landscape Ecology of Fire, Ecological Studies 213, Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, doi 10.1007/978-94-007-0301-8_5.

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Daily time step refinement of optimized flood control rule curves for a global warming scenario

Lee, S-Y., Hamlet, A.F., Fitzgerald, C.J., Burges, S.J. 2011. Daily time step refinement of optimized flood control rule curves for a global warming scenario. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management137(4):309-317, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000125.

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Flow regime, temperature and biotic interactions determine winners and losers among trout species under climate change

Wenger, S.J., Isaak, D.J., Luce, C.H., Neville, H.M., Fausch, K.D., Dunham, J.B., Dauwalter, D.C., Young, M.K., Elsner, M.M., Rieman, B.E., Hamlet, A.F., Williams, J.E. 2011. Flow regime, temperature and biotic interactions determine winners and losers among trout species under climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108 (34): 14175-14180, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1103097108.

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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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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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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 Pacific Northwest water resources stakeholder data needs

Lee, C., Whitely Binder, L.C.  2010. Assessing Pacific Northwest water resources stakeholder data needs. Chapter 2 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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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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Climate change impacts on streamflow extremes and summertime stream temperature and their possible consequences for freshwater salmon habitat in Washington State.

Mantua, N.J., Tohver, I., Hamlet, A.F.  2010. Climate change impacts on streamflow extremes and summertime stream temperature and their possible consequences for freshwater salmon habitat in Washington State. Climatic Change 102(1-2): 187-223, doi: 10.1007/s10584-010-9845-2.

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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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Daily time step refinement of optimized flood control rule curves for a global warming scenario

Lee, S-Y., Fitzgerald, C.J., Hamlet, A.F., Burges, S.J. 2010. Daily time step refinement of optimized flood control rule curves for a global warming scenario. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management 137: 309-317, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000125.

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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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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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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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Macroscale hydrologic modeling of ecologically relevant flow metrics

Wenger, S.J., Luce, C.H., Hamlet, A.F., Isaak, D.J., Neville, H.M. 2010. Macroscale hydrologic modeling of ecologically relevant flow metrics. Water Resources Research, 46, W09513, doi:10.1029/2009WR008839

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Mandates vs. markets: Addressing over-allocation of Pacific Northwest river basins

Slaughter, R., Hamlet, A.F., Huppert, D.D., Hamilton, J., Mote, P.W. 2010. Mandates vs. markets: Addressing over-allocation of Pacific Northwest river basins. Water Policy 12 (2010) 305-317, doi: 10.2166/wp.2009.152.

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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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Re-allocating water in the Pacific Northwest

Slaughter, R. 2010. Re-allocating water in the Pacific Northwest. In The Water Report 77:16-25.

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Response of Colorado River runoff to dust radiative forcing in snow

Painter, T.H., Deems, J., Belnap, J., Hamlet, A.F., Landry, C.C., Udall, B. 2010. Response of Colorado River runoff to dust radiative forcing in snow. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107(40): 17125-17130, doi: 10.1073/pnas.0913139107.

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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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A transactions cost approach to the theoretical foundations of water markets

Slaughter, R.  2009. A transactions cost approach to the theoretical foundations of water markets. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 45(2): 331-342.

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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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Assessing vulnerability to natural hazards: An impact-based method and application to drought in Washington State

Fontaine, M., Steinemann, A.C.  2009. Assessing vulnerability to natural hazards: An impact-based method and application to drought in Washington State. Natural Hazards Review 10(1):11-18.

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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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Climate model based consensus on the hydrologic impacts of climate change to the Rio Lempa basin of Central America

Maurer, E.P., Adam, J.C., Wood, A.W.  2009. Climate model based consensus on the hydrologic impacts of climate change to the Rio Lempa basin of Central America. Hydrol. Earth System Sciences 13(2):183-194.

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Detection and attribution of streamflow timing change in the Western United States

Hidalgo, H., Das, T., Dettinger, M., Cayan, D.R., Pierce, D., Barnett, T., Bala, G., Mirin, A,, Wood, A.W., Bonfils, C., Santer, B.D., Nozawa, T. Detection and attribution of streamflow timing change in the Western United States. 2009. Journal of Climate doi: 10.1175/2009JCLI2470.1 (early online release version).

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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 fire-precipitation timing and regime on post-fire sediment delivery in Pacific Northwest forests

Lanini, J.L., Clark, E.A., Lettenmaier, D.P.  2009. Effects of fire-precipitation timing and regime on post-fire sediment delivery in Pacific Northwest forests. Geophysical Research Letters 36, L01402, doi: 10.1029/2008GL034588.

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Global and continental drought in the second half of the twentieth century: Severity–area–duration analysis and temporal variability of large-scale events.

Sheffield, J., K.M. Andreadis, E.F. Wood, and D.P. Lettenmaier, D.P. 2009. Global and continental drought in the second half of the twentieth century: Severity–area–duration analysis and temporal variability of large-scale events. Journal of Climate 22(8): 1962-1981, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2008JCLI2722.1

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Impacts of climate change on key aspects of freshwater salmon habitat in Washington State

Mantua, N.J., Tohver, I., Hamlet, A.F.  2009. Chapter 6 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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Implications of global climate change for snowmelt hydrology in the 21st century

Adam, J.C., Hamlet, A.F., Lettenmaier, D.P.  2009. Implications of global climate change for snowmelt hydrology in the 21st century. Hydrological Processes 23(7), 962-972.

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Land waters and sea level

Lettenmaier, D.P., Milly, P.C.D.  2009. Land waters and sea level. Nature Geoscience 2: 452-454, doi:10.1038/ngeo567.

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Modeling snow accumulation and ablation processes in forested environments

Andreadis, K.M., Storck, P., Lettenmaier, D.P.  2009. Modeling snow accumulation and ablation processes in forested environments. Water Resources Research, 45, W05429, doi:10.1029/2008WR007042.

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Multimodel ensemble reconstruction of drought over the continental United States

Wang, A., Bohn, T.J., Mahanama, S.P., Koster, R.D., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2009. Multimodel ensemble reconstruction of drought over the continental United States. Journal of Climate 22(10): 2694-2712.

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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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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. 2009. Chapter 9 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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Real-time precipitation estimation based on index station percentiles

Tang, Q., Wood, A.W., Lettenmaier, D.P.  2009. Real-time precipitation estimation based on index station percentiles. Journal of Hydrometeorology 10(1): 266-277.

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Reconciling projections of Colorado River streamflow

Hoerling, M., Lettenmaier, D.P., Cayan, D., Udall, B. 2009. Reconciling projections of Colorado River streamflow. Southwest Hydrology 8(3): 20-21, 31.

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The response of Northern Hemisphere snow cover to a changing climate

Brown, R.D., Mote, P.W. 2009. The response of Northern Hemisphere snow cover to a changing climate. Journal of Climate 22(8):2124-2145, doi: 10.1175/2008JCLI2665.1.

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An ensemble approach for attribution of hydrologic prediction uncertainty

Wood, A.W., Lettenmaier, D.P.  2008. An ensemble approach for attribution of hydrologic prediction uncertainty. Geophysical Research Letters 35, L14401, doi:10.1029/2008GL034648.

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Attribution of declining western U.S. snowpack to human effects

Pierce, D.W., Barnett, T., Hidalgo, H., Das, T., Bonfils, C., Santer, B.D., Bala, G., Dettinger, M., Cayan, D., Mirin, A,, Wood, A.W., Nazawa, T. . 2008. Attribution of declining western U.S. snowpack to human effects. Journal of Climate 21(23): 6425-6444, doi:10.1175/2008JCLI2405.1.

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Correcting errors in streamflow forecast ensemble mean and spread

Wood, A.W., Schaake, J.C. 2008. Correcting errors in streamflow forecast ensemble mean and spread. Journal of Hydrometeorology 9(1): 132-148.

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Detection and attribution of temperature changes in the mountainous western United States

Bonfils, C., Pierce, D.W., Santer, B.D., Hidalgo, H., Bala, G., Das, T., Barnett, T., Doutriaux, C., Wood, A.W., Mirin, A,, Nazawa, T. 2008. Detection and attribution of temperature changes in the mountainous western United States. Journal of Climate 21(23):6404-6424, doi:10.1175/2008JCLI2397.1.

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Douglas-fir growth in mountain ecosystems: Water limits tree growth from stand to region

Littell, J.S., Peterson, D.L., Tjoelker, M.  2008. Douglas-fir growth in mountain ecosystems: Water limits tree growth from stand to region. Ecological Monographs 78(3): 349-368.

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Evaluation of precipitation products for global hydrological prediction

Voisin, N., Wood, A.W., Lettenmaier, D.P.  2008. Evaluation of precipitation products for global hydrological prediction. Journal of Hydrometeorology 9(3):388-407.

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Extended west-wide seasonal hydrological system: Seasonal hydrological prediction in the NAMS Region

Munoz-Arriola, F., Lettenmaier, D.P., Zhu, C., Lobato-Sanchez, R., Wagner-Gomez, A. 2008. Extended west-wide seasonal hydrological system: Seasonal hydrological prediction in the NAMS Region. CLIVAR Exchanges 45, 13(2):24-25.

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Glestcherschwund am Kilimanjaro

Kaser, G., P.W. Mote, 2008: Glestcherschwund am Kilimanjaro. Spectrum der Wissenschaft, Januar, 62-69.

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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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How essential is hydrologic model calibration to seasonal streamflow forecasting?

Shi, X., Wood, A.W., Lettenmaier, D.P.  2008. How essential is hydrologic model calibration to seasonal streamflow forecasting? Journal of Hydrometeorology 9(6):1350-1363, doi:10.1175/2008JHM1001.1.

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Human-induced changes in the hydrology of the western United States

Barnett, T., Pierce, D.W., Hidalgo, H., Bonfils, C., Santer, B.D., Das, T., Bala, G., Wood, A.W., Nazawa, T., Mirin, A,, Cayan, D., Dettinger, M. . 2008. Human-induced changes in the hydrology of the western United States. Science Science Express Reports 10.1126/science.1152538.

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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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Predicting differential effects of climate change at the population level with life-cycle models of spring Chinook salmon

Crozier, L.G., Zabel, R.W., Hamlet, A.F.  2008. Predicting differential effects of climate change at the population level with life-cycle models of spring Chinook salmon. Global Change Biology 14(2): 236-249, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2007.01497.x.

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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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Stationarity is dead: Whither water management?

Milly, P.C.D., Betancourt, J., Falkenmark, M., Hirsch, R.M., Kundzewicz, Z.W., Lettenmaier, D.P., Stouffer, R.J. 2008. Stationarity is dead: Whither water management?. Science 319 (5863): 573-574, DOI: 10.1126/science.1151915.

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The Effects of Climate Change on Agriculture, Land Resources, Water Resources, and Biodiversity

Climate Change Science Program, Lettenmaier, D.P.  2008. The Effects of Climate Change on Agriculture, Land Resources, Water Resources, and Biodiversity. A report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research. P. Backlund, A. Janetos, D. Schimel, J. Hatfield, K. Boote, P. Fay, L. Hahn, C. Izaurralde, B.A. Kimball, T. Mader, J. Morgan, D. Ort, W. Polley, A. Thomson, D. Wolfe, M. Ryan, S. Archer, R. Birdsey, C. Dahm, L. Heath, J. Hicke, D. Hollinger, T. Huxman, G. Okin, R. Oren, J. Randerson, W. Schlesinger, D. Lettenmaier, D. Major, L. Poff, S. Running, L. Hansen, D. Inouye, B.P. Kelly, L Meyerson, B. Peterson, R. Shaw. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC., USA, 362 pp.

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Use of a standardized runoff index for characterizing hydrologic drought

Shukla, S., Wood, A.W.  2008. Use of a standardized runoff index for characterizing hydrologic drought. Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L02405, doi:10.1029/2007GL032487.

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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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Effects of 20th century warming and climate variability on flood risk in the western U.S.

Hamlet, A.F., Lettenmaier, D.P.  2007. Effects of 20th century warming and climate variability on flood risk in the western U.S. Water Resources Research 43, W06427, doi:10.1029/2006WR005099.

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Observations: Changes in snow, ice and frozen ground

Lemke, P., Ren, J., Alley, R.B., Allison, I., Carrasco, J., Flato, G., Fujii, Y., Kaser, G., Mote, P.W., Thomas, R.H., Zhang, T. 2007. Observations: Changes in snow, ice and frozen ground. Chapter 4 in S. Solomon, D. Qin, M. Manning, Z. Chen, M. Marquis, K.B. Averyt, M. Tignor and H.L. Miller (eds.), Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.

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Projected impacts of climate change on salmon habitat restoration

Battin, J., Wiley, M.W., Ruckelshaus, M.H., Palmer, R.N., Korb, E., Bartz, K.K., Imaki, H. 2007. Projected impacts of climate change on salmon habitat restoration. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104(16): 6720-6725.

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