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San Diego County Ecosystems Assessment

Photo courtesy of Joanna Gilkeson/USFWS

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The San Diego County Ecosystems Assessment was part of California's Fourth Climate Change Assessment as a technical report. The Climate Science Alliance led the creation of multiple products to help translate science in real time to various audiences, helping individuals see themselves as part of the solution.

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SAN DIEGO COUNTY ECOSYSTEMS:

The Ecological Impacts of Climate Change on a
Biodiversity Hotspot

The full technical report, as included in California's Fourth Climate Change Assessment.

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SUMMARY REPORT

A Resource for Practitioners

A summary of the assessment produced in a magazine format to serve as an easily accessible resource for practitioners.

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2018 SAN DIEGO CLIMATE SUMMIT

A Forum to Discuss San Diego's Regional Resiliency

The inaugural San Diego Climate Summit featured the authors and contributors of the San Diego County Ecosystems Assessment.

GIVE WILDLIFE A BREAK

A Webpage and Pocket Guide for the Public

The assessment findings were further translated for the public and students to learn more about climate change impacts to ecosystems and wildlife, and what we can all do to help.

Preferred Citations

For the full report:

 

Jennings, Megan K., Dan Cayan, Julie Kalansky, Amber D. Pairis, Dawn M. Lawson, Alexandra D. Syphard, Udara Abeysekera, Rachel E.S. Clemesha, Alexander Gershunov, Kristen Guirguis, John M. Randall, Eric D. Stein, and Sula Vanderplank. (San Diego State University). 2018. San Diego County Ecosystems: Ecological Impacts Of Climate Change On A Biodiversity Hotspot. California’s Fourth Climate Change Assessment, California Energy Commission. Publication number: EXT-CCC4A-2018-010.

For the summary report:

 

Jennings, Megan K., Dan Cayan, Julie Kalansky, Amber D. Pairis, Dawn M. Lawson, Alexandra D. Syphard, Udara Abeysekera, Rachel E.S. Clemesha, Alexander Gershunov, Kristen Guirguis, John M. Randall, Eric D. Stein, and Sula Vanderplank. (San Diego State University). 2018. Summary Report, San Diego County ecosystems: ecological impacts of climate change on a biodiversity hotspot. Climate Science Alliance. San Diego, California.