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[…]
The WICCI Plants and Natural Communities Working Group’s mission is to focus on plants and their natural communities including ecological function and processes. It addresses the use of natural areas[…]
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.[…]
Human health could be impacted by climate change in a variety of ways. Warmer temperatures, changes in precipitation, and increases in extreme weather events can combine with other factors to[…]
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[…]
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.