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impact of climate change on water in the Grand River basin, Ontario

impact of climate change on water in the Grand River basin, Ontario

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Published by Dept. of Geography, University of Waterloo in [Waterloo, Ont.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Grand River Watershed (Ont.).
    • Subjects:
    • Global warming.,
    • Grand River Watershed (Ont.).

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesClimate change, Grand River basin
      Statementedited by Marie Sanderson.
      SeriesDepartment of Geography publication series ;, no. 40
      ContributionsSanderson, Marie., Water Network (Waterloo, Ont.), University of Waterloo. Dept. of Geography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC981.8.G56 I465 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 224 p. :
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1216399M
      ISBN 100921083483
      LC Control Number94214211
      OCLC/WorldCa28670231

      Potential Impacts: Sensitivity of River Regions to Climate Change. The most sensitive river regions include the Atlantic coast, the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Valley regions, the Rocky Mountains and the Prairies. The sensitivity projection for Canada's river regions in response to climate warming was derived based on an examination of the effects. Get this from a library! Combating climate change impacts on phosporous in the Grand River and to Lake Erie. [J P Bruce; Forum for Leadership on Water,; Grand River Conservation Authority.; Freshwater Future.].

      As a direct measure of watershed resilience, watershed storage is important for understanding climate change impacts on water resources. In this paper we quantify water budget components and storage changes for two of the largest watersheds in the State of Michigan, USA (the Grand River and the Saginaw Bay watersheds) using remotely sensed data and a process‐based hydrologic model (PAWS. The climate change projections are based on the general predictions reported by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in For the Grand River Basin, forty years of daily historical weather data are used as the reference condition while for the Toms River study, the reference period is from to the present.

      investigations on impacts of climate change were undertaken. In the binational Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Basin Project sought to identify the impacts of climate change on ecosystem health, human health, land use and management, and water use and management, and to develop adaptation strategies. In its report, the Science Advisory Board. Further north, in the Athabasca River Basin, projections revealed an average change toward more summer drought, but, again, there was a substantial range among the climate models (Bonsal and Cuell, 18). Future annual and summer SPEI changes over all western Canadian river basins were assessed with six CMIP5 GCMs for the periods –


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Impact of climate change on water in the Grand River basin, Ontario Download PDF EPUB FB2

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Spine title: Climate change, Grand River basin. "This volume describes the results of the first research project of the Water. The Grand River basin is expected to be one of the more sensitive areas in Ontario to the warmer and drier conditions that may result from anthropogenic climate by: Southam et al.

() evaluated the impact of climate change in Ontario's Grand River basin under 21 scenarios of future surface water supply, streamflow regulation, population and water use. Rapidly changing climatic conditions across the globe are believed to have an impact on key climate variables and the hydrologic cycle.

Ontario book Changes in magnitude and frequency of peak flow patterns have been noted in rivers worldwide. The associated risk is projected to increase many folds during the 21st century.

Therefore, it is necessary to quantify these impacts for effective water resource Author: Abhishek Gaur. Climate change impact on flood hazard in the Grand River Basin, Ontario, Canada Research (PDF Available) December with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

In this study, the hydrologic model HELP3 (Schroeder et al., ) was used to estimate the response of groundwater recharge to potential climate change in the Grand River watershed in Ontario, Canada. The impact of climate change was modelled by perturbing the HELP3 model input parameters using potential changes in the climate of the Grand River watershed as predicted by the.

In The Impact of Climate Change on Water in the Grand River Basin, ed. Sanderson, – Department of Geography Publication Series No. 40, Department of Geography, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario. Climate change will affect all MNR programs and the natural resources for which it has responsibility.

This strategy confirms MNR’s commitment to the Ontario government’s climate change initiatives such as the Go Green Action Plan on Climate Change and out-lines research and management program priorities for the period. Despite the changes in seasonaldistribution of evapotranspiration, the change inannual total evapotranspiration was relatively smallwith the maximum change of 23% compared with the 76%for mean annual snow water equivalent changes and 52%for mean annual runoff changes.

The Effect of Climate Change on Water Resources and Programs Introduction The goal of this module is to educate water program managers, as well as the general public, on the expected effects of climate change on water resources and water programs. This knowledge will help us to prepare for and adapt to the effects of climate change.

Climate Change Impact on Flood Hazard in the Grand River Basin, Ontario, Canada. By Abhishek Gaur. Abstract. Rapidly changing climatic conditions across the globe are believed to have an impact on key climate variables and the hydrologic cycle.

Changes in magnitude and frequency of peak flow patterns have been noted in rivers worldwide. Climate change can also indirectly impact the sources of our drinking water.

Harsher and more frequent storms can wash pollutants and excess nutrients into the water. Excess nutrients and soaring temperatures that warm rivers and lakes can contribute to the growth of. The impact of climate change on spatially varying groundwater recharge in the Grand River watershed (Ontario).

Journal of Hydrology (Amsterdam) (3–4): Crossref, ISI,  Google Scholar. Lapp, S., Sauchyn, D., and Wheaton, E. As the Earth’s temperature rises, the changes to the river basins around Hudson and James Bay are profound — earlier springs, shorter winters, reduced ice.

The Grand River watershed is the largest in southern Ontario and includes all the land drained by the Grand River and its tributaries. At 6, square kilometres, it's about the same size as the province of Prince Edward Island.

The Grand River begins as a small stream in Dufferin County and travels km before emptying into Lake Erie. The impact of global climate change on the quantity and quality of groundwater and surface water resources over the next century is gaining widespread attention, especially within hydrologically and ecologically sensitive basins.

One such locale is the Grand River Basin (GRB), a km2 area in South-Central Ontario, Canada encompassing several major urban centers and providing about 10%. Climate change impacts both the sources and sinks of water in the SWB groundwater recharge equation (see model details in Text S1 in the supporting information).

Increasing precipitation, seen in all future decades in the UCRB (Figure S1 in the supporting information), adds additional water to the source term in the SWB water budget and would.

The potential effects of climate change on future water budget components and streamflow in the Mississippi River (Ontario) are assessed. Analyses of historic hydrometric data indicate an increasing trend in winter streamflows due to the rising winter air temperatures across the region over the latter half of the 20th century.

While climate change influences water levels, human activities such as dredging can also play a role. For example, the St. Clair river opening was enlarged in the s, s, and s, contributing to greater outflows from Lakes Michigan and Huron.

8 Similarly, natural year-to-year variability and other factors such as human use and. The impact of climate change on spatially varying groundwater recharge in the Grand River watershed (Ontario). Journal of Hydrology (Amsterdam) (3–4): Crossref, ISI, Google Scholar. Lapp, S., Sauchyn, D., and Wheaton, E.

The effects include blocking migration route, habitat fragmentation, changing from lotic to lentic water in the impounded area, release of hypolimnetic cold water from reservoirs, and changes of water flow in downstream reaches (Fig.

3 and Table 2).the potential impact of climate change in ontario’s grand river basin: water supply and demand issues Charles F. Southam et al. Canadian Water Resources Journal / Revue canadienne des ressources hydriques.There is enough water in the Grand River watershed to reliably meet future water supply needs of communities, economies and ecosystems.

However, as water use increases, the resiliency of the watershed to deal with increasing population growth, shifts in agricultural production, climate variability (i.e.

floods and droughts) and climate change is reduced.