Projected climate change and hydrologic impacts on Olympic Peninsula watersheds

River on the Olympic Peninsula

Get the latest research results on future climate and how it is expected to affect water and fish on the Olympic Peninsula. Includes projections on sea level rise.

Presenter: 
Nate Mantua
University of Washington, Climate Impacts Group
USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station
Contributors: 

Producer - Michael Furniss
Videography - Ben Nieves
Technical production - Jeffrey Guntle

Video Length: 
19:42
Publication date: 
01/13/2010
You should gain an understanding of:: 

Projected climate change and hydrologic impacts on Olympic Peninsula watersheds.

Projected sea level rise in the Pacific Northwest.

Changes in snowmelt systems and snowline including increased winter flows, decreased snowmelt in late spring and summer, reduced flow in late summer, and reduced summer base flow.

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