I. Alaska, Yukon and Coastal British Columbia

Lightly settled/water-abundant region; potential ecological, hydropower, and flood impacts:

  • Increased spring flood risks
  • Glacial retreat/disappearance in south; advance in north; impacts on flows, stream ecology
  • Increased stress on salmon; other fish species
  • Flooding of coastal wetlands
  • Changes in estuary salinity/ecology

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