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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

Fisheries Adaptations to Climate Change AKU-G-12-007

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

Climate change adapatation planning for individuals and communities. AKU-I-11-001

Living on Alaska's Changing Coast: Adapting to Climate Change in Coastal Alaska (website) AKU-I-12-002

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

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

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

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

Biology and Management of Exploited Crab Populations under Climate Change AKU-W-09-004

Responses of Arctic Marine Ecosystems to Climate Change. AKU-W-13-001

California Sea Grant

Sea slugs as brilliant indicators of climate change in central California CASG-G-11-007

Predicting the effects of climate change on the size and frequency of floods in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley CASG-G-11-019

Climate change and tidal marsh plant communities in the San Francisco Bay-Delta CASG-G-12-008

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

Wrack Lines (Volume 13, Number 2, Fall/Winter 2013): ..adapting to realities of climate change CONN-O-13-002

Cost-efficient climate change adaptation in the North Atlantic CONN-S-13-001

Delaware Sea Grant

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

The City of Lewes Hazard Mitigation and Climate Adaptation Action Plan: a community guide developed to improve public safety, minimize losses and create greater city-wide resilience DELU-H-11-002

Natural Hazard and Climate Change Adaptation Tool Kit for Delaware Communities DELU-H-14-001

Delaware City Hazard Mitigation and Climate Adaptation Action Plan: a community guide developed to improve public safety, minimize losses and create greater city-wide resilience DELU-H-14-002

Responsive management: Delaware residents’ opinions on climate change and sea level rise (2014 survey report) DELU-S-14-001

Climate change and sea level rise: Delawareans say they are convinced and ready to act DELU-S-15-001

Wind Power: Addressing Wildlife Impacts, Assessing Effects on Tourism, and Examining the Link Between Climate Change Perceptions and Support DELU-Y-10-001

Student understanding of climate change: influences of college major and environmental group membership on undergraduate knowledge and mental models DELU-Y-13-002

Florida Sea Grant

Effects of climate change on the eutrophication of lakes and estuaries FLSGP-G-12-004

Climate change and the occurrence of harmful microorganisms in Florida’s ocean and coastal waters FLSGP-G-15-009

Climate change and ecosystem services of Florida’s largest water body: Lake Okeechobee FLSGP-G-15-010

Climate change: Effects on salinity in Florida’s estuaries and responses of oysters, seagrass, and other animal and plant life FLSGP-G-15-013

Hydrology of the Everglades in the Context of Climate Change FLSGP-W-12-005

Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant

2012 Gulf Coast climate change survey executive summary GOMSG-S-12-001

Hawaii Sea Grant

Future climate change: impact on Pacific islands and resources HAWAU-E-09-001

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

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

Ka Pili Kai (Volume 36, Number 3, Fall 2014): Coastal Hazards, Climate Change, and Community Resilience HAWAU-N-14-01c

Climate change and the visitor industry: People, place, culture, and the Hawaii experience HAWAU-S-13-003

Climate change and the visitor industry people, place, culture, and the Hawaii experience: Stakeholder outreach workshop summaries and risk perception analysis HAWAU-S-13-004

Kaua'i climate change and coastal hazards assessment HAWAU-S-14-001

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

Climate change in the federated states of Micronesia: food and water security, climate risk management, and adaptive strategies: executive summary 2010 HAWAU-T-10-002

Climate change in the federated states of Micronesia: food and water security, climate risk management, and adaptive strategies: report of findings 2010 HAWAU-T-10-003

Climate change in the federated states of Micronesia: Food and water security, climate risk management, and adaptive strategies: Appendices 2010 HAWAU-T-10-004

Asia-Pacific regional climate change adaptation assessment: final report: findings and recommendations HAWAU-T-10-006

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

Water resources and climate change adaption in Hawai'i: adaptive tools in the current law and policy framework HAWAU-T-12-002

Future climate change, sea-level rise, and ocean acidification: Implications for Hawaii and western fisheries management HAWAU-T-12-006

Climate change implications and adaptation strategies for the Indo- Pacific Island nations: workshop proceedings HAWAU-W-94-001

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant

Sustainable land use: impact on climate change and health ILIN-G-09-002

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

Quantifying the impact of land cover change and of climate change on floods in Northeastern Illinois ILIN-S-07-001

Primary impacts of climate change in the Chicago region (Climate Adaptation Toolkit Appendix A) ILIN-S-13-003; see related documents in the Climate Adaptation Toolkit here

Lake Champlain Sea Grant

Climate change resources for teachers & students: Learn the science, understand the change and take action LCSG-E-12-001

Louisiana Sea Grant

What is not cool about the current climate warming? A guide to assist the teaching of climate change in K-12 grades. LSU-E-16-003

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

Coastal Louisiana: Adaptive Capacity in the Face of Climate Change LSU-Y-16-002

Maine Sea Grant

Maine Climate News

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

Climate Solutions Mapping Project MEU-I-15-001

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: 2015 update MEU-T-15-002

Promoting climate change awareness and adaptive planning in Atlantic fisheries communities using dialogue-based participatory vulnerability analysis, mapping, and collaborative systems dynamic modeling MEU-T-15-008

Building a resilient coast: Maine confronts climate change (Five part documentary online video) MEU-V-10-002

A climate calamity in the Gulf of Maine: the lobster pot heats up MEU-V-15-008

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

Chesapeake Quarterly (Volume 9, Number 4, December 2010): Ready for Rising Waters? MDU-O-10-004

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

Climate Ready Great Lakes Module 1: What am I adapting to? Understanding the impacts of climate change in the Great Lakes. [Predicted Impacts of Climate Change] MICHU-E-10-004

Climate Ready Great Lakes Module 2: What is an adaptation plan? Developing a Climate Adaptation Plan: an overview of planning processes and strategies for climate change adaptation MICHU-E-10-005

Climate Ready Great Lakes Module 3: What tools are available to me? [Climate change adaptation tools available to Great Lakes communities as of January 1, 2011] MICHU-E-10-006

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

Climate variability and climate change: what is the difference? MICHU-G-11-017

The link between climate change and the spread of invasive species MICHU-G-15-028

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

Climate change and lake whitefish project (website) MICHU-I-13-002

Helping marina and harbor operators respond to climate change (Final Report) MICHU-T-14-004

Impact of Climate Change on the Great Lakes Ecosystem: A NOAA Science Needs Assessment Workshop to Meet Emerging Challenges - Summary Report MICHU-W-08-001

Climate Ready Great Lakes (MS Thesis) MICHU-Y-11-001

Designing a Decision-support Tool for Harvest Management of Great Lakes Lake Whitefish in a Changing Climate MICHU-Y-13-001

Minnesota Sea Grant

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

Climate change in Minnesota and the Lake Superior Basin MINNU-I-10-001

Take a minute: to learn about our changing climate (online video) MINNU-V-13-008

Superior science in 2 minutes: the climate it is a-changin' (online video) MINNU-V-13-017

The story after the storm: Post flood nutrients in Lake Superior and the St. Louis River Estuary (online video) MINNU-V-13-023

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

Results from a VCAPS planning workshop for extreme weather and climate change in New Bedford and Fairhaven, Massachusetts: Final report MIT-W-12-001

Results from participatory hazard mitigation and climate change adaptation planning workshops in Boston, Massachusetts MIT-W-12-002

Climate Change Symposium: Sustaining Coastal Cities MIT-W-14-001

National Sea Grant Office

Outreach and adaptive strategies for climate change: the role of NOAA Sea Grant Extension in engaging coastal residents and communities NSGO-G-08-001

National Sea Grant Law Center

The Resilient Coast: policy frameworks for adapting the wetlands to climate change and growth in coastal areas of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico NSGLC-H-07-001

The resilient coast: policy frameworks for adapting the built environment to climate change and growth to coastal areas of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico NSGLC-H-07-002

New Hampshire Sea Grant

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

New Hampshire's climate: past and future changes NHU-G-12-003

New Hampshire Sea Grant: establishing a community-based climate ocean observing system in N.H. NHU-G-15-001

Clam gene expression and climate change NHU-G-16-001

Sustaining champions of climate adaptation in coastal communities: a northern New England study NHU-S-14-002

New York Sea Grant

Using Future Scenarios to Identify Potential LAMP and Watershed Planning Measures for Climate Change Adaptation along Lake Ontario: Stakeholder Generated Recommendations  — A Report for Lake and Watershed Planners NYSGI-W-15-001

North Carolina Sea Grant

Project WILD Curriculum: Weather, Wildlife, Climate, & Change NCU-E-15-001: Lesson 1, Lesson 2, Lesson 3, and Lesson 4

"Win-win" climate change adaptation strategies: lessons learned from Sea Grant coastal processes and hazards programming NCU-T-12-002

EcoStream: Stream Ecology and Restoration Conference: Adapting to a Changing Climate NCU-W-14-004

Ohio Sea Grant

OSU Climate Change Webinar Series. Visit site

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

Great Lakes climate change curriculum OHSU-E-13-001

Climate Ready Ohio Module 1, 2, and 3 OHSU-E-13-002

Yellow perch and climate change: How will a changing climate affect Lake Erie yellow perch? OHSU-E-13-012

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

IAGLR: The Great Lakes at a crossroads: preparing for a changing climate OHSU-G-09-006

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

Great Lakes climate needs: A Guide for implementation OHSU-H-13-002

Ohio State University's climate change outreach team's website OHSU-I-10-003

Influence of textual hedging and framing variations on decision making choices pertaining to the climate change issue OHSU-Y-01-004

OSU Climate Change Webinar Series. Visit site

Oregon Sea Grant

Delaware tourism resilience: Business and community response, recovery, and adaptation to natural hazards and climate change. DELU-S-17-001

Regional framework for climate adaptation: Clatsop and Tillamook Counties ORESU-H-15-003

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

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

Responding to the effects of coastal climate change: results of a national Sea Grant survey ORESU-S-14-001

Oregon Sea Grant - POORT community engagement on climate change: Port Orford Pilot Project interim report ORESU-T-10-001

Decision making about climate change ORESU-V-11-017

Effectively communicating climate change ORESU-V-11-018

Understanding climate change ORESU-V-11-019

Coastal climate change: how soon do we have to think differently? ORESU-V-15-002

Coastal climate change: how should we adapt? ORESU-V-15-003

Coastal climate change: community resilience: the Neskowin case ORESU-V-15-004

Coastal resilience: assisting communities in the face of climate change ORESU-W-10-001

Working group considers effects of a changing climate: a report to the Port Orford community ORESU-W-10-002

Climate change adaptation: information needs, concerns, and behavioral intentions among Oregon coast professionals ORESU-Y-09-003

Assessing physical vulnerability of the coast in light of a changing climate: an integrated, multi-hazard, multi-timescale approach

Coastal hazards and community exposure in a changing climate: the development of probabilistic coastal change hazard zones ORESU-Y-11-006

Coupled wave and surge modeling of Tillamook Bay, Oregon: Extreme events and climate change impacts ORESU-Y-14-004

Pennsylvania Sea Grant

The City of Chester Vision 2020: Climate Adaptation Planning Elements PENN-T-14-001

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

Climate change adaptation in North Kingstown, RI RIU-G-13-006

Habitat Conservation in the Era of Climate Change RIU-G-13-008

Resilient communities: Natural hazards & climage change adaptation RIU-H-15-001

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

Are Rhode Islanders ready? Assessing individual climate change preparedness RIU-S-14-001

Climate Change & Rhode Island Coasts: Past, Present & Future 2012 RIU-T-12-001

Increasing infrastructure's resiliency to global climate change effects: seeking non-traditional federal partnerships in Rhode Island's coastal beach zonesORESU-T-12-002

Municipal responses to a changing climate in the coastal zone of the Northeast and Bay of Fundy ORESU-T-12-006

Building capacity to adapt to climate change through local conservation efforts RIU-T-13-001

Climate and global change education plan RIU-W-91-001

Staying Afloat: Adapting Waterfront Business to Rising Seas and Extreme Storms RIU-W-14-001

South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium

Coastal Heritage Curriculum Connection, Summer 2007: Will Climate Change Devastate Coastal Property Insurance? SCSGC-E-07-003

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)

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

Climate change: the local effects in coastal South Carolina SCSGC-G-14-001

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

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

State-level climate change policy: a research report SCSGC-T-94-001

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

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

Texas Sea Grant

NCA Education Resources for the Coasts TAMU-E-14-004

CA Education Resources for Oceans and Marine Resources TAMU-E-14-005

The resilient coast: policy frameworks for adapting the wetlands to climate change and growth in coastal areas of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico TAMU-H-07-001

The resilient coast: policy frameworks for adapting the built environment to climate change and growth in coastal areas of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico TAMU-H-07-002

Virginia Sea Grant

Climate change impacts in Virginia: a natural resource database VSGCP-I-11-001

Climate Adaptation and Resilience Program VSGCP-G-15-011

Building resilience to change: developing climate adaptation strategies for Virginia's Middle Peninsula VSGCP-T-12-002

Assessing the impact of climate change on proposed restoration of the Lynnhaven River ecosystem VSGCP-Y-15-003

Washington Sea Grant

Planning for change: climate adaptation survey results, Washington State, 2014 WASHU-S-14-001

Climate change and the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary: interpreting potential futures WASHU-T-13-003

Climate change preparedness plan for the North Olympic Peninsula WASHU-T-15-004

Ocean acidification and disease: How will a changing climate impact Vibrio tubiashii growth and pathogenicity to Pacific oyster larvae? WASHU-Y-12-004

Wisconsin Sea Grant Consortium

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

Great Lakes coastal community climate adaptation checklist WISCU-G-13-002

Comments from Cancun [Mexico] 2010 (video) WISCU-V-10-006

Climate change in the Great Lakes region. Starting a public discussion.WISCU-W-07-001(summary report); Seminar documents; WISCU-I-07-002