The Climate Adaptation Guidebook for Municipalities in the Chicago Region (PDF) is a resource for communities interested in adapting their planning and investment decisions to a changing climate developed by[…]
Recent analysis of historical data, combined with climate model downscaling, suggest that the southern Wisconsin precipitation events of 2008 are part of a trend toward wetter conditions and more intense[…]
Soil is the foundation of Wisconsin’s agriculture. Soil particles eroding from agricultural lands both degrade the soil resource, potentially reducing agricultural productivity, and pollute rivers and streams, which impacts Wisconsin[…]
Climate change is expected to have certain, but unforeseen, consequences on the urban environment. There have been few comprehensive assessments of climate change impacts on metropolitan areas in the US.[…]
The Green Bay Working Group is identifying the stressors and vulnerabilities on the Green Bay ecosystem and how climate change may affect those vulnerabilities.
As Wisconsin’s climate undergoes serious change over the next 100 years, the species in its forest will certainly be impacted. To better understand these impacts coordinated research must be conducted[…]
Few local officials and public servants in Great Lakes coastal communities fully appreciate the potential consequences changing lake levels, flood patterns, and storm events that may result from a changing[…]
Wisconsin’s geographical setting gives rise to a rich set of climatic conditions that help shape our state’s environmental, social and economic resources. In the coming decades, we can anticipate that[…]
As Wisconsin’s climate changes over the coming decades, the hydrology of its landscapes will almost certainly change along with it. In turn, changes will occur in stream flows, lake levels,[…]
The Agriculture Working Group operates to produce and share adaptation strategies for Wisconsin’s diverse agricultural industries with Wisconsin scientists, policy makers, interest groups and citizens.