Sea Grant graduate student hopes his research will result in the creation of a viable tool to help make coastal communities and ecosystems more resilient to the effects of climate change.
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North Carolina Sea Grant’s Jessica Whitehead joins NOAA climate panel.
Hawai'i Sea Grant helps homeowners adapt and respond to coastal impacts.
Describes Hawai‘i’s water resources, identifies troubling trends (i.e., declining rainfall, reduced stream flow, increasing temperature, and rising sea level), and provides 12 potential adaptive tools for adaptive management of those water resources.
Climate Change Impacts in Hawai’i: A Summary of Climate Change and its Impacts to Hawai’i’s Ecosystems and Communities
This report provides a basic summary of the observed and projected changes to Hawai‘i’s ecosystems and their resulting impacts for the state’s residents.
As part of the National Sea Grant Coastal Communities Climate Adaptation Initiative (CCCAI), NJSGC is developing and implementing an education and outreach campaign designed to promote long term planning that will educate waterfront property owners and associated businesses about the need to gain an understanding of climate change and consider the potential impacts associated with it when planning for the future.
Lake Champlain Sea Grant is partnering with organizations across Vermont to help towns plan and prepare for climate change and flood resiliency.
This report considers past change over geologic time, recent evidence of accelerated rates of change, and the implications of continued climate change in Maine during the 21st century as a result of greenhouse gas emissions and their associated pollutants. Maine Sea Grant’s Communication Coordinator, Catherine Schmitt worked with a multidisciplinary team to compile and edit the 2009 Report and several follow-up features on specific topics, and she is currently working on an update to the original report.