WWA Reports

The list below includes reports produced or co-produced by WWA on research, scientific syntheses and assessments, and workshops.

Syntheses and Assessments

Considerations for Climate Change and Variability Adaptation on the Navajo Nation

Nania, J. and K. Cozzetto, et al. (2014). Considerations for Climate Change and Variability Adaptation on the Navajo Nation. University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

   
Colorado Climate Preparedness Project - Final Report

Klein, R., E. S. Gordon, W. R. Travis, J. J. Lukas, B. Udall, K. Averyt, J. Vogel, and J. Smith. (2011). Colorado Climate Preparedness Project - Final Report. Prepared by the Western Water Assessment for the State of Colorado.

Colorado Climate Preparedness Project Database described in the report

   
Climate Change in Colorado: A Synthesis to Support Water Resources Management and Adaptation

Ray, A., J. Barsugli, and K. Averyt. (2008). Climate Change in Colorado: A Synthesis to Support Water Resources Management and Adaptation. A Report for the Colorado Water Conservation Board. Western Water Assessment.

   
Gunnison Basin: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for the Gunnison Climate Working Group

Neely, B., R. Rondeau, J. Sanderson, C. Pague, B. Kuhn, J. Siemers, L. Grunau, J. Robertson, P. McCarthy, J. Barsugli, T. Schulz, and C. Knapp, Eds. (2011). Gunnison Basin: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for the Gunnison Climate Working Group. Prepared by The Nature Conservancy, Colorado Natural Heritage Program, Western Water Assessment, and University of Alaska-Fairbanks. Project of the Southwest Climate Change Initiative.

   


WWA Project White Papers

Kenney, D. and Abby Kuranz. (2014). Media Treatment of 'Climate Change' in Shaping Colorado River Problems and Solutions. Western Water Assessment White Paper.

McNie, Elizabeth. (2014). The Utah Model Report. WWA Report.

Travis, W. R., and Z. Johnson. (2013). Tracking Socioeconomic Impacts of Drought with Rapid Analytics and Dashboards. Western Water Assessment White Paper.

Berggren, J. (2012). Analysis of Documented Needs for Climate Information in the Missouri River Basin. WWA Report.

Klein, R., and W. R. Travis. (2012). Socioeconomic Impacts and Adaptation Strategies: Assessing Research on Drought, Climate Change and Recreation. Western Water Assessment White Paper.

Travis, W. R., and R. Klein. (2012). Socioeconomic Impacts and Adaptation Strategies: Assessing Research on Quantification of Drought Impacts. Western Water Assessment White Paper.

Travis, W. R., K. Gangwer, and R. Klein. (2011). Assessing Measures of Drought Impact and Vulnerability in the Intermountain West. Western Water Assessment White Paper.

Klein, R., and D. Kenney. (2009). The Land Use Planning, Water Resources and Climate Change Adaptation Connection: Challenges and Opportunities -- A Review. Western Water Assessment White Paper.

Kenney, D., R. Klein, C. Goemans, C. Alvord, and J. Shapiro. (2008). The Impact of Earlier Spring Snowmelt on Water Rights and Administration: A Preliminary Overview of Issues and Circumstances in the Western States. Boulder, CO, Western Water Assessment.

Shapiro, J., D. Kenney, R. Klein, C. Goemans, and C. Alvord. (2008). Climate Change and the Functioning of Water Rights: A Search of the Literature. Western Water Assessment Report.

Goemans, C., A. Strong, D. Kenney, and R. Klein. (2007). Quantity Uncertainty and the Role of Information in an Increasing Block Rate Structure: Water Smart Readers. Western Water Assessment White Paper.

Kenney, D., R. Klein, C. Goemans, and C. Alvord. (2007).The Effect of Changing Hydrographs on Compact Apportionments in the Western United States: A Preliminary Analysis of Potential Trouble-Spots. Western Water Assessment White Paper.

Klein, R., and D. Kenney (2006). Use of Climate Information in Municipal Drought Planning in Colorado. Western Water Assessment White Paper.

Workshop reports

Lukas, J. and Gordon, E. (2010). Impacts of the Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation on the Hydrologic Cycle and Water Quality: A Symposium Report and Summary of the Latest Science. Intermountain West Climate Summary 6(3).

Averyt, K., G. Owen, C. Alvord, L. Barros, Z. Guido, E. Gordon, J. Barsugli. (2010). Western Watersheds and Climate Change: Water and Aquatic System Tools Workshop - Evaluation Results. Report prepared by the Western Water Assessment and the Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS).

Averyt, K., J. Lukas, C. Alvord, J. Barsugli, and N. Doesken. (2009). The 'Dealing with Drought: Adapting to a Changing Climate' Workshops. Report to the Colorado Water Conservation Board.