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The OSU Climate Change Outreach Team is a partnership among multiple departments within The Ohio State University. The team’s goal is to help localize the climate change issue by bringing related research and resources to residents of Ohio and the Great Lakes region.

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Climate Change in the Great Lakes

  • Climate Change and Extreme Weather15 April, 2014Severe weather has plagued all parts of the country, including the Great Lakes, over the past decade. What has been causing these events? What types of weather should we expect to see in the future? Register now to participate in the upcoming Climate Change and Extreme weather webinar on April 24.

  • Climate change webinar17 March, 2014The next in Ohio State University's climate change webinar series is Adaptation and forest management in Great Lakes forests: custom-made, real-world examples. This free webinar takes place on March 25; advance registration is required.

  • Ice cover on Great Lakes climbs rapidly4 March, 2014The overall Great Lakes system is rated at 90 percent iced over, according to the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory. This is the highest percentage of total ice cover this year, and increasing rapidly.

  • Great Lakes ice show provides a silver lining to winter20 February, 2014If there's a silver lining to this year's invasion of the polar vortex, it's this: an even bigger Great Lakes ice show.

  • Webinar: Predicting Carbon Storage of Great Lakes Forests 20 February, 2014The next presentation by Ohio Sea Grant's Changing Climate webinar series focuses on how climate change is affecting Great Lakes forests, ecosystem resilience to disturbance, and current approaches to predicting carbon storage by future forests. The webinar is free and takes place on Feb. 27.

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Featured Presentations

  • 2010-09-28
    Dr. Jonathan Patz

    University of Wisconsin
    Climate Change in the Great Lakes: Key Vulnerabilities to Public Health in the Region. Read more.

  • 2010-11-02
    Dr. Brent Sohngen

    Ohio State University
    Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Great Lakes Farms and Forests. Read more.

  • 2010-10-14
    Dr. Dan Herms

    Ohio State University
    Effects of Climate Change on Species Interactions in Natural and Agricultural Ecosystems. Read more.

  • 2011-01-11
    Dr. Peter Curtis

    Ohio State University
    Managing Great Lakes Forests for Climate Change Mitigation Read more.

  • 2010-12-07
    Dr. Anthony D. Kendall

    Michigan State University
    Climate Change, Biofuels, and Land Use Legacy Read more.

Meet Our Scientists

  • Studying World Climate to Help Ohio
    Dr. Jeffrey C. Rogers

    State Climatologist, Ohio State University
    Studying World Climate to Help Ohio. Read more.