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Confronting climate change in the Great Lakes region

Confronting climate change in the Great Lakes region

impacts on our communities and ecosystems

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Published by Union of Concerned Scientists, Ecological Society of America in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Lakes Region (North America)
    • Subjects:
    • Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects -- Great Lakes Region (North America),
    • Ecology -- Research -- Great Lakes Region (North America),
    • Climatic changes -- Social aspects -- Great Lakes Region (North America)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by George W. King ... [et al.] ; with contributions from Richard L. Lindroth, Susanne C. Moser, Mark L. Wilson.
      ContributionsKing, George W., Union of Concerned Scientists., Ecological Society of America.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC982.5.G75 C66 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 92 p. :
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3320639M
      LC Control Number2004272703
      OCLC/WorldCa52034973

      Climate Change in the Great Lakes Basin. likes 1 talking about this. Observations of Climate and Ecology of the Great Lakes Basin Global data and stories are also welcomed. Save the Planet!Followers: Business Books; Business Travel; Most Read Rising water raises climate change fears in the Great Lakes region a report into the impact of global warming on the Great Lakes. Prof.

        The Great Lakes region is right on track with this global trend: Within the basin, air temperatures have risen by an average of degrees Fahrenheit .   Great Lakes states are warming faster than the rest of the country, more flooding is in store, new report says. A new report highlights the repercussions for the Great Lakes region because of.

      The frequency and intensity of storms in the Great Lakes region have already increased, and will continue to do so as the effects of climate change become more pronounced, reports NOAA. An Exploration of THREATS to the Great Lakes Lesson Plan Collection FOR GRADES Great Lakes Now: An Exploration of Threats to the Great Lakes is an introduction to the natural threats to and human impact upon, the Great Lakes. This collection of lessons — the second volume — aims to build on prior knowledge introduced to students in the first volume pertaining to basic scientific and.


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Confronting Climate Change in the Great Lakes Regi Paperback – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" — Manufacturer: Union of Concerned Scientists. People living in the Great Lakes region are already feeling the effects of a changing climate.

Shifts in seasonal temperatures and precipitation patterns could have dramatic impacts on the economy, ecology, and quality of : Thomas Dietz. Confronting climate change in the Great Lakes region: impacts on our communities and ecosystems. Union of Concerned Scientists; Ecological Society of America.

Union of Concerned Scientists; Ecological Society of by: Ecological Vulnerability to Climate Change: Terrestrial Ecosystems. he distribution of forest types in the Great Lakes region is controlled by a pattern of in- creasing rainfall as one moves from west to east, and colder temperature as one moves south to north.

Confronting Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region: Impacts on Our Communities and Ecosystems. Get this from a library. Confronting climate change in the Great Lakes region: impacts on our communities and ecosystems.

[George W King; Union of Concerned Scientists.; Ecological Society of. Get this from a library. Confronting climate change in the Great Lakes region: impacts on our communities and ecosystems. [George W King; Union of Concerned Scientists.; Ecological Society of America.;] -- "This report examines the potential impacts of climate change upon the various ecosystems of this diverse and rich region.

The report is designed to raise awareness of climate change and. Evidence of Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region. • Temperatures are rising, especially in winter • Extreme rainfall events (hr and 7-day) are becoming more frequent • Winters have become shorter • Spring coming earlier • Shorter duration of ice cover, especially on smaller lakes.

Findings from Confronting Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region: Impacts on Ontario Communities and Ecosystems. This report shows that climate change will alter the Great Lakes region with more floods and droughts, lower lake levels.

Confronting Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region: Impacts on Our Communities and Ecosystems was a comprehensive report released by the Union of Concerned Scientists and the Ecological Society of America, and written by leading university and government scientists in the Great Lakes region.

This report examined the potential impacts of climate change upon the various. People living in the Great Lakes region are already feeling the effects of a changing climate.

Shifts in seasonal temperatures and precipitation patterns could have dramatic impacts on the economy, ecology, and quality of life. In this illuminating and thorough volume, leading scholars address the challenge of preparing for climate change in the region, where decision makers from various.

The chapters in this revealing book, written by some of the foremost climate change scholars in North America, outline the major trends in the climate of the Great Lakes region, how humans might cope with the uncertainty of climate change impacts, and examples of.

Wuebbles D.J. () Executive Summary Updated Confronting Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region. Union of Concerned Scientists. Hayhoe K. () Past and future changes in climate and hydrological indicators in the U.S. Northeast. Climate Dynamics – Climate change is causing significant and far-reaching impacts on the Great Lakes and the Great Lakes region.

In recent years, our planet has experienced, some of the warmest temperatures ever recorded, record-breaking weather extremes, powerful storms, increasing tragic flooding from rising sea levels and associated storm surge, huge wildfires, and continued melting of glaciers and polar sea ice.

The Great Lakes: The Natural History of a Changing Region, by Wayne Grady, Canadian science writer Wayne Grady has written a great book about the Great Lakes. I do not read much science, but this book taught me a lot while giving me lots of joy.

I’d recommend it to anyone planning to spend some time in or around the Great Lakes/5. Confronting Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region: Impacts on our communities and ecosystems.

Union of Concerned Scientists & Ecological Society of America. Kling et al., 6. Jones, M., B. Shuter, Y. Zhao, and J.

Stockwell. Forecasting effects of climate change on Great Lake fisheries: models that link habitat supply. Great Lakes. While the Great Lakes region has been a leader for innovative science and advances in natural resources management, there are still significant gaps in knowledge about ecological processes and key indicators of ecosystem health.

The Great Lakes face new and emerging problems due to the effects of climate change, including. The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to protect the lands and waters on which all life depends, and for more than 65 years, we’ve been working in the Great Lakes to do just that. Further, a great resource on climate change is Chapter 11 of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Working Group 1 contribution to the Fourth Assessment Report.

The section on North America starts on page ; it was published inso it’s fairly up-to-date. Climate change is not only causing a crisis for our oceans and saltwater coasts, but it is also having a profound impact on the Great Lakes region.

With funding from the Pulitzer Center, the. The Great Lakes region is warming faster than the rest of the U.S., which likely will bring more flooding and other extreme weather such as heat waves and drought, according to a scientific report.Climate Change Impacts on Freshwater Systems Aquatic ecosystems are sensitive to climate change, and the impacts of future climatic changes include a wide range of negative consequences (EPA, ).

There may be increased flooding, pollutant transport, sediment erosion, and extended droughts from more frequent extreme events.Confronting climate change in the Great Lakes region: impacts on our communities and ecosystems / "April " "A report of the Union of Concerned Scientists and the Ecological Society of America." "A report of the Union of Concerned Scientists and the Ecological Society of America.".