These recommended resources focus on Lake Superior or Minnesota, or offer a broad science-based perspective on national and global climate change.
Sea Grant Climate Newsroom
- NOAA Sea Grant Climate Activities
- NOAA Sea Grant and Climate Change: Helping the Nation Prepare
- Great Lakes Climate: Climate Resources for the Great Lakes Region. Developed by Ohio Sea Grant.
Minnesota Sea Grant Research
- Using Weather and Stream Data Animations to Increase Public Awareness About Factors Affecting Lake Superior
- Measuring Trends in Lake Superior's Productivity Based on Two Centuries of Sediment
Lake Superior Climate Change Research
- Lake Superior Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation
- What Could Changing Great Lakes Water Levels Mean for our Coastal Communities?
Other Information posted on the Minnesota Sea Grant Web Site
Minnesota is Getting Wetter More frequent heavy rain events are expected to continue.
The Local Forecast — Mostly Cloudy with 99 Percent Chance of Global Warming. April 2008. Written by Gary Atwood, Cook County News-Herald; reprinted with permission.
Making A Great Lake Superior 2007, Conference in Duluth, MN
Climate Change Presentations:
- Assessing Vulnerability and Developing Adaptation Strategies at the Municipal Level
- Allan Douglas, Laurentian University
- How Will Climate Change Affect Phytoplankton Photosynthesis in Lake Superior?
- Stephanie J. Guildford, UMD Large Lakes Observatory
Co-authors: Rebecca L. North, David C. Depew, Greg M. Silsbe, Ralph E.H. Smith
- From Global to Local: Climate Change in the Lake Superior Basin
- Linda Mortsch, Environment Canada
- Not-So-Early Worries About Climate Change
- Bob Krumenaker, NPS Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
- Rapid Warming of Lake Superior Surface Waters: The Role of Ice
- Jay A. Austin, UMD Large Lakes Observatory
Co-author: Steven S. Colman
- Thunder Bay: Enhancing and Protecting our Environment
- Darrell Matson, Sarah Kerton, City of Thunder Bay
- Trends and Variability for Ice Cover on Inland Lakes
- John Magnuson, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison
Co-author: Barbara J. Benson
- Vessel-Based Climate Change Education: An Example Program
- Cynthia Hagley, Univ. of Minnesota Sea Grant Program
Co-authors: Jesse Schomberg, Sue O-Halloran, Amy Eliot
Plenary Session Videos:
- David Phillips, Senior Meteorologist, Environment Canada
- Linda Mortsch, Senior Researcher, Adaptations and Impacts Division of Environment Canada
- Dr. Joel Scheraga, National Program Director for the Global Change Research Program in the U.S. EPA’s Office of Research and Development
- Questions and Answers