Climate Change & Global Warming

An extreme precipitation event in 2008 cost one Upper Midwest town more than a million dollars in infrastructure repairs. Now, other municipalities can simulate how a similar event might affect them.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

  • Satellite observations show that as the Arctic tundra has grown warmer in the past three decades, it has also grown “greener.”

  • Phytoplankton productivity has increased 20 percent over the past decade as sea ice extent declines and more open water habitat is available.