What's New Climate Change and Extreme Weather (4/15) Severe weather has plagued all parts of the country, including the Great Lakes, over the past decade. What has been causing these events? What types of weather should we expect to see in the future? Register now to participate in the upcoming Climate Change and Extreme weather webinar on April 24.
Climate change webinar (3/17) The next in Ohio State University's climate change webinar series is Adaptation and forest management in Great Lakes forests: custom-made, real-world examples. This free webinar takes place on March 25; advance registration is required.
Ice cover on Great Lakes climbs rapidly MLive (3/4) The overall Great Lakes system is rated at 90 percent iced over, according to the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory. This is the highest percentage of total ice cover this year, and increasing rapidly.
Webinar: Predicting Carbon Storage of Great Lakes Forests (2/20) The next presentation by Ohio Sea Grant's Changing Climate webinar series focuses on how climate change is affecting Great Lakes forests, ecosystem resilience to disturbance, and current approaches to predicting carbon storage by future forests. The webinar is free and takes place on Feb. 27.
Great Lakes and little lakes: rise and fall are linked together WXPR Public Radio (2/13) A new study from the University of Wisconsinís Trout Lake Station links the rise and fall of Northwoods lakes with the rise and fall of the Great Lakes. It also shows some troubling signs of falling water levels in the past twenty years.
Impacts of Climate Change on the Great Lakes Basin Environment Canada and NOAA The goal of this 1998 project is to improve our understanding of the complex interactions between climate variability and change, the environment, and social and economic systems so that informed regional adaptation responses can be developed for the sustainable management of the Basin.