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Dungeness NWR, Lighthouse and Mt Baker
Dungeness NWR, Lighthouse and Mt Baker

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in Washington State (Includes PNW info as well)

This new State of Knowledge Report, prepared by the Univ. of Washington, Climate Impacts Group for the Washington State Department of Ecology, summarizes: 1) Existing knowledge about the likely effects of climate change on Washington State and the Pacific Northwest, with an emphasis on research since 2007; 2)Climate change adaptation activities underway across the state; and; 3)Data resources available to support local adaptation efforts. The report provides technical summaries detailing observed and projected changes for Washington and Pac. NW climate, water resources, forests, species and ecosystems, coasts and ocean, infrastructure, agriculture, and human health in an easy-to-read summary format designed to complement the foundational literature from which it draws.

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Published on: Wednesday, February 5, 2014

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