Climate Change Research Round 1: Integrating Land Use and Climate Change on California’s Central Coast - Impacts and Adaptations for Local Communities

Research Institution

University of California, Santa Cruz

Project Partners:

  • Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments
  • Central Coast Climate Collaborative
  • City of Salinas
  • Elkhorn Slough Foundation

Integrating land use and climate change on California’s central coast Grant Award Information

Project Summary

Researchers explored the Central Coast region to identify the current data gaps in local land-use activities and land-cover and develop critical data, models, vulnerability analyses, and scenarios that managers need to adapt to impending climate change and plan for alleviating community vulnerability to disadvantaged communities within the Salinas Valley.

Research Outcomes

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