Climate Change and Water Resources Impacts in the Great Lakes Region

Interested in learning more about climate change and how it may affect water resources in your community? This webinar will provide the latest information on:

  • Climate science and water resources impacts in the Great Lakes region
  • Strategies Great Lakes communities are taking to address climate change and water resources protection

About the Speaker(s)

Dr. Jeffrey Rogers

Dr. Jeffrey Rogers

Jeffrey Rogers is a Professor in the Geography Department and the Atmospheric Sciences Program at Ohio State University. He is the State Climatologist for Ohio and performs research on the causes of short-term climate variability around the United States

Dr. Jon MacDonagh-Dumler

Dr. Jon MacDonagh-Dumler

Recently joined the Institute of Water Research, Michigan State University as a Visiting Assistant Professor. In 2008-2009 he was a Fulbright Scholar in Ireland researching the Water Framework Directive which the European Union designed to sustainably manage all water resources, including adaptation to climate change. Jon also previously served at the Great Lakes Commission.

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What Attendees Are Saying

  • “ Here in Minnesota we're using the webinars to provide current research updates. The information is pertinent and timely and by using the OSU webinars for content, we can spend time working on other aspects of climate adaptation. – B. Liukkonen, U of MN Extension

  • “ This is one of the most useful and accessible resources in the Great Lakes basin. Consider it a cornerstone of a growing network of climate professionals in this region. ”

  • “ Thank you, OSU, for providing such a useful tool! Keep’em coming! ”

  • “ Thanks for these webinars. A great resource. ”

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.