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Ontario reintroducing legislation to protect Great Lakes ecosystem The Manitoulin Expositor (3/4) The Ontario provincial government has introduced legislation that will help to protect the Great Lakes by helping to fight climate change, reduce harmful algal blooms and protect wetlands and other coastal areas. Climate Change in Minnesota: More heat, more big storms Minnesota Public Radio (2/2) Data collected systematically over nearly two centuries make it irrefutable: Minnesota's climate has changed and so has the state's diverse web of life. Image from space shows lake effect snow (1/12) A high resolution satellite image from Wednesday January 7, shows a well developed lake effect snow pattern. The snow pattern makes it clear exactly which direction the wind is from, with the clouds running from northwest to southeast. Scientists: Weather impacts Lake Erie ‘dead zones’ Associated Press (1/6) While phosphorus-laden fertilizer runoff from farms played a part in Lake Erie's 2012 deadzone, weather conditions including drought and low flows from tributary rivers and streams were even more influential. Study: Less lake effect snow, more rain near Great Lakes as climate changes The Post-Standard (12/7) The Great Lakes region could see less lake effect snow and more rain by the late 21st century, a new study suggests. Ethanol use in Michigan cuts greenhouse gas, study finds Great Lakes Echo (11/24) New research suggests increased ethanol fuel use could be dramatically reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Michigan.
Climate Change and Variability Program NOAA, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) This research program brings together projects that examine the potential effects of climate change on the Great Lakes water resources and ecosystem.
Global Climate Change Resources Sustainable Minnesota Information on climate change in Minnesota and worldwide as well as plots of annual temperature trends.
Great Lakes Regional Climate Change Assessment The Great Lakes assessment is one of 19 regional assessments sponsored by the U.S. EPA and coordinated by the U.S. Global Change Research Program. The Great Lakes Regional Assessment team consists of more than 30 faculty, research associates, graduate and undergraduate students, and external collaborators from around the region.
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.
The Potential Impacts of Global Warming on the Great Lakes Region Includes critical findings for the Great Lakes region from the first National Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change.
GLIN: Agencies and Organizations, Weather
GLIN: Climate Change Research in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Environmental Research in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Hydrology
GLIN: Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Water Flows
GLIN: Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Water Levels
GLIN: Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region
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