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Impacts and Indicators
Regional: North America: United States: Science and Environment
U.S. National Assessment - The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change
- Intended to provide a detailed understanding of climate-related problems facing the U.S. and to examine the possible coping mechanisms that exist to adapt to these problems.
US EPA: Sea Level Rise Reports
- Federally funded assessments of the dangers associated with rising sea levels, with a focus on what people should do today to prepare for the consequences. Includes maps of vulnerable areas, abstracts on beach erosion and barrier islands, saltwater intrusion, floods, coastal wetlands, dangers to other nations and estimates of future rise, plus links to the full PDF reports.
The Impacts of Climate Change on Portland's Water Supply
- An investigation of the effects of increased temperatures, changed precipitation, and shifts in the historic hydrologic cycle on the fresh water supply from the Bull Run watershed. From the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington. [PDF] (January 01, 2002)
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