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The following Sea Grant documents are arranged by the NSGL document number within each state program category. Click on the NSGL document number (following the title) to view the full-text digital version of the publication. The originating Sea Grant program can be identified by the institution code in the document number.

Documents that are not digitally available may be ordered from the NSGL (loan copy only) or the issuing Sea Grant institution.


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Alaska Sea Grant

Warming poles (Arctic Science Journeys radio script). AKU-F-97-002

Polar bears in peril (Arctic Science Journeys radio script). AKU-F-98-002

Ice station SHEBA (Arctic Science Journeys radio script). AKU-F-98-003

Alaska coastal calendar 2008 (commemorating the International Polar Year). AKU-G-08-001 (ordering info)

Climate change and subsistence: what it means to Alaskans and how we can adapt. AKU-G-11-005

Sea level rise and storm surge: what it means to Alaskans and how we can adapt. AKU-G-11-006

Permafrost change: what it means to Alaskans and how we can adapt. AKU-G-11-007

Climate change adaptation planning manual for coastal Alaskans and marine-dependent communities. AKU-H-11-003

Alaska climate change adaptation planning tool. AKU-H-11-004

Responses to coastal erosion in Alaska in a changing climate. AKU-H-11-005

Climlate change adapatation planning fo rindividuals and communities. AKU-I-11-001

Alaska Sea's & Coasts (Volume 5: Changing climate: changing Alaska's fisheries? May 2008) AKU-N-08-01a

Resiliency of gadid stocks to fishing and climate change. AKU-W-06-005

Faces of climate change (3 short online videos). AKU-V-11-001

Adapting to climate change in Alaska (online video). AKU-V-11-002

California Sea Grant

Marine ecosystems, climate and phenology: introduction. CASG-R-09-029

Winter pre-conditioning of seabird phenology in the California Current. CASG-R-09-031

Connecticut Sea Grant

Wrack Lines (Volume 10, Number 2, Fall/Winter 2010): special climate change issue. CONN-O-10-002

Delaware Sea Grant

Sea-level rise: how could a potential rise in sea level due to global warming affect Delaware? DELU-G-91-006

Hawaii Sea Grant

Center for Island Climate Adaptation and Policy. HAWAU-G-09-002

Climate change and regulatory takings in coastal Hawaii. HAWAU-T-11-003

Hawai'is changing climate: briefing sheet, 2010. HAWAU-G-10-001

Climate change, water resources, and sustainability in the Pacific Basin: emphasis on Oahu, Hawaii and Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands. HAWAU-T-06-001

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant

Climate change: are you preparing for it? ILIN-G-10-004

Climate change: how will you manage stormwater runoff? ILIN-G-11-001

Climate change: where does it fit in your future plans? ILIN-G-11-002

Climate change: how will you manage your water resources? ILIN-G-11-003

Louisiana Sea Grant

Fact or fiction: global warming. LSU-G-94-005

Horticulture in a can: improving student grades and attitudes toward the environment. LSU-I-05-002

Maine Sea Grant

Catalog of climate change investment opportunities: programs and projects in Maine. MEU-Q-08-001

A numerical flow model of the Taku Glacier, Alaska. MEU-T-89-001

Maine's climate future: an initial assessment. MEU-T-09-001

Maine's climate future: coastal vulnerability to sea-level rise. MEU-G-10-001

Maine confronts climate change (video). MEU-V-09-001

Maryland Sea Grant

Before the next flood: contending with climate change on Maryland's eastern shore. MDU-NR-11-001

Chesapeake Quarterly (Vol. 5, No. 3, Nov. 2006): global warming and the Bay. MDU-O-06-002

Forecasting sea level rise for Maryland (online video). MDU-V-13-001

Workshop on coral bleaching, coral reef ecosystes and global change: report of proceedings. MDU-W-91-001

Climate Forum I: Lost in translation. Linking climate science to local communities. MDU-W-12-001

Michigan Sea Grant

Great Lakes coastal wetlands. MICHU-G-94-003

GLERL/Sea Grant: climate & climate change resources. MICHU-I-07-004

Minnesota Sea Grant

Great Lakes shipping: fuel consumption and climate change. MINNU-G-09-001

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant

Water Log (Volume 31, Number 1, February 2011): Climate change lawsuit heads to Supreme Court. MASGC-N-11-03a

Long term implications of sea level change for the Mississippi and Alabama coastlines. MASGC-W-90-001

MIT Sea Grant

Online climate change tools & resources. MIT-I-12-001

New Hampshire Sea Grant

Climate change & fish populations. NHU-G-10-001

Ohio Sea Grant

How will climate change affect a Great Lakes State? (Great Lakes Climate Change Curriculum, background and teacher guide) OHSU-E-12-001

Climate change and aquatic invaders (Great Lakes Climate Change Curriculum). OHSU-E-12-002

Greenhouse gases (Great Lakes Climate Change Curriculum). OHSU-E-12-003

Visualizing changes in the Great Lakes (Great Lakes Climate Change Curriculum). OHSU-E-12-004

Global and Great Lakes climate change (Great Lakes Climate Change Curriculum, background and teacher guide). OHSU-E-12-005

Trees on the move: can maples and buckeyes migrate? (Great Lakes Climate Change Curriculum, background and teacher guide). OHSU-E-12-006

How do energy use decisions influence global climate change? Cars on trial (Great Lakes Climate Change Curriculum). OHSU-E-12-007

Global change in the Great Lakes. OHSU-G-92-005

Climate change and public health in the Great Lakes region. OHSU-G-10-009

OSU Climate Change Webinar Series. Visit site

Oregon Sea Grant

Coastal climate chnage: survey results for Oregon 2012. ORESU-S-13-001

Communicating climate change: podcast conversations with social scientists. ORESU-I-08-002

Confluence (Volume 3, Number 1, Summer 2014): Coping with climate change: how Oregon Sea Grant is helping coastal communities respond to the challenges. ORESU-O-14-001

NOAA Sea Grant and climate change: helping the nation prepare. ORESU-Q-10-002

Impacts of climate change on Oregon's coasts and estuaries. ORESU-R-10-021

Human dimensions of climate change: public knowledge, attitudes, and barriers to change; impacts on cultural and built environment; and potential public health impacts. ORESU-R-10-022

An analysis of a survey of Oregon Coast decision makers regarding climate change. ORESU-S-09-001

Puerto Rico Sea Grant

Marejada (Volume 1, Number 1, September 2007): cambio climatico: Puerto Rico ante el calentamiento global. PRU-O-07-001

Rhode Island Sea Grant

Coastal preservation and transferred development rights. RIU-G-10-008

Climate change in Rhode Island: what's happening now & what you can do. RIU-G-11-002

Rhode Island's Climate Challenge: Waves of Change (website): RIU-I-14-001

South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium

Climate change: planning ahead for South Carolina. SCSGC-W-90-001

Climate change and ocean health (Coastal Heritage 23:1, Summer 2008) SCSGC-O-08-003

Climate change impacts...what you can do SCSGC-G-09-001

Coastal Heritage (Volume 27, Number 3, Spring/Summer 2013): Climate Change and Extreme Weather SCSGC-O-13-002

Coastal Heritage Curriculum Connection, Spring/Summer 2013: Climate Change and Extreme Weather SCSGC-E-13-002 (Companion to Coastal Heritage, Vol. 27, No. 3, 2013)

Southern California Sea Grant

Global heartbeat website. SCU-I-06-001

Urban mariner (Vol. 3, No. 1): Our changing climate: learning and adapting. SCU-N-11-01a

Wisconsin Sea Grant Consortium

Climate change implications and adaptation strategies for Great Lakes ports, harbors and marinas. WISCU-G-12-005

Climate change in the Great Lakes region. Starting a public discussion.WISCU-W-07-001

The following documents are not available digitally but may be borrowed from the National Sea Grant Library:

Impacts of climatic change and fishing on Pacific salmon abundance over the past 300 years. AKU-R-00-005

Global warming and Alaska (video). AKU-V-01-002

Relative sea-level rise and climate change over the last 1500 years. CONN-R-92-003

Carbon emissions taxes: their comparative advantage under uncertainty. CONN-R-92-004

When law makes climate change worse: rethinking the law or baselines in light of a rising sea level. CUIMR-R-90-052

Effects of expected global climate change on marine faunas. CUIMR-R-93-038

Environmental sub-regions in the Gulf of Mexico coastal zone: the ecosystem approach as an integrated management tool. LSU-R-04-035

Chesapeake Quarterly: global warming and the Bay. MDU-O-06-002

Is the extent of glaciation limited by marine gas-hydrates? NCU-R-91-004

Fisheries in a changing climate. NSGO-W-01-005

Changing climates, changing earth: global climate changes. ORESU-G-04-006

Salt marshes under siege. RIU-R-04-006

Temperature and the annual cycle of nitrification in waters of Narragansett Bay. RIU-R-90-009

Land use implications of sea level rise: a case study at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. SCSGC-R-91-007

Potential effects of global climate change on Dungeness crab populations in the northeastern Pacific Ocean. WASHU-R-95-008

Recent global sea levels and land levels. WHOI-R-93-015

Planning for a wider range of water levels along Great Lakes and ocean coasts. WISCU-R-90-005

Potential changes in the thermal habitat of Great Lakes fish after global climate warming. WISCU-R-90-008

Potential effects of global climate warming on the growth and prey consumption of Great Lakes fish. WISCU-R-90-009

Other helpful links:

EPA Climate Change website

NOAA's Paleoclimatology website

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Global Warming Frequently Asked Questions

The Bridge's Climate and Atmosphere page