Vulnerability and Impact Assessment

SERDP and ESTCP efforts are developing region-specific tools and models to better predict climate change impacts, both to the natural features that protect coastal areas and to the built infrastructure.

Active Projects List
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A Multidisciplinary Assessment of Cross-Boundary Mitigation

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1209
Principal Investigator: Liba Pejchar, Colorado State University
SERDP Jan 2018

Useful Prediction of Climate Extreme Risk for Texas-Oklahoma at 4-6 Years

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Project ID: RC-2709
Principal Investigator: Dr. Shih-Yu Wang, Utah State University
SERDP Jan 2017

Variation in Phenological Shifts: How do Annual Cycles and Genetic Diversity Constrain or Enable Responses to Climate Change?

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Project ID: RC-2702
Principal Investigator: Dr. Julie Heath, Boise State University
SERDP Jan 2017

Predicting the Persistence of Salamanders: Consequences of Phenological Shifts for Species of Management Concern on DoD Lands

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Project ID: RC-2703
Principal Investigator: Dr. Katherine O'Donnell, United States Geological Survey
SERDP Jan 2017

Will Climate-Mediated Phenological Shifts Affect Population Viability? A test with Butterflies on Department of Defense Lands

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Project ID: RC-2700
Principal Investigator: Dr. Elizabeth Crone, Tufts University
SERDP Jan 2017

Exploring the Basis for Skillful Projections of Decision-Relevant Climate Normals

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Project ID: RC-2710
Principal Investigator: Dr. Russell Vose, National Centers for Environmental Information
SERDP Jan 2017

Understanding Species Persistence in Complex Landscapes with a Long-Term Metapopulation Study of Rare Flora

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Project ID: RC-2707
Principal Investigator: Dr. William Hoffmann, North Carolina State University
SERDP Jan 2017

Developing an Experimental Predictive Framework for Climate Regime Shifts and Their Impacts Within a 2-20 Year Outlook Window

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Project ID: RC-2711
Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Alexander, NOAA
SERDP Jan 2017

Assessing the Impacts of Climate and Land Use/Land Cover Change on Valley Fever Incidence

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Project ID: RC-2650
Principal Investigator: Dr. Vicken Etyemezian, Desert Research Institute
SERDP May 2016

Assessing White-nose Syndrome And Non-Stationary Changes On Bat Populations On And Near DoD Installations In The West

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Project ID: RC-2633
Principal Investigator: Dr. Sarah Olson, Wildlife Conservation Society
SERDP Jan 2016

Effects of Climate Change on Plague Exposure Pathways and Resulting Disease Dynamics

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Project ID: RC-2634
Principal Investigator: Dr. Tonie Rocke, USGS National Wildlife Health Center
SERDP Jan 2016

Leptospirosis in Endangered Island Foxes and California Sea Lions: Outbreak Prediction and Prevention in a Changing World

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Project ID: RC-2635
Principal Investigator: Dr. James Lloyd-Smith, University of California, Los Angeles
SERDP Jan 2016

Climate Changes Impacts on Fire Regimes, Plant Invasions, and Tick-Borne Diseases

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Project ID: RC-2636
Principal Investigator: Dr. Brian Allan, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
SERDP Jan 2016

Understanding Climatic Controls of Blacklegged Ticks and Lyme Disease: Experiments and Models to Quantify Risk in a Changing Climate

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Project ID: RC-2637
Principal Investigator: Mr. Richard Ostfeld, Cary Institute of Ecoystem Studies
SERDP Jan 2016

Effects of Climate on Host-pathogen Interactions in Chytridiomycosis

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Project ID: RC-2638
Principal Investigator: Dr. Corrine Richards-Zawacki, Tulane University
SERDP Jan 2016

The Role of Phenology and Phenology Change in the Transmission of Arthropod-Borne Diseases: Implications for Management on Military Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2639
Principal Investigator: Dr. Sharon Bewick, University of Maryland, College Park
SERDP Jan 2016

Advancing Best Practices for the Analysis of the Vulnerability of Military Installations in the Pacific Basin to Coastal Flooding under a Changing Climate

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2644
Principal Investigator: Dr. John Marra, NOAA National Climatic Data Center
SERDP Jan 2016

The Impact of Sea-Level Rise and Climate Change on Department of Defense Installations on Atolls in the Pacific Ocean

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2334
Principal Investigator: Dr. Curt Storlazzi, U.S. Geological Survey
SERDP Jun 2013

Water Resources on Guam: Potential Impacts and Adaptive Response to Climate Change for Department of Defense Installations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2340
Principal Investigator: Dr. Stephen Gingerich, U.S. Geological Survey
SERDP Jun 2013

Impacts of Changing Climate on Pacific Island-Based Defense Installations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2336
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jeffrey Donnelly, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
SERDP Jan 2013

NEW! SERDP Report:
Infrastructure Damage/Fragility Models and Data Quality Issues Associated with Department of Defense Climate Vulnerability and Impact Assessment (2015)
 

SERDP Report:
Assessing Impacts of Climate Change on Coastal Military Installations:
Policy Implications (2013)

 
NOAA Technical Report:
Global Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States National Climate Assessment (2012)
 

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