Summary: The Effects of Climate Change on Florida’s Ocean and Coastal Resources provides important information for legislators, policymakers, governmental agencies, and members of the public who are working to address, or who are interested in, issues related to climate change in Florida. The Council anticipates that the report will be updated periodically, and has recommended a number of research priorities for ocean and coastal research to improve levels of certainty about how climate change will affect Florida.
Summary: This draft document presents a strategic plan to address uncertainty for weather and climate. This plan defines a vision, strategic goals, roles and responsibilities, an implementation roadmap, and monitoring strategy to guide the weather and climate enterprise toward routinely providing the nation with comprehensive, skillful, and reliable information about the uncertainty of weather, water and climate forecasts.
Summary: This research was undertaken to provide information on how Gulf of Mexico stakeholder groups can be more effectively engaged in making decisions to address potential climate change impacts. In addition, the project was designed to engage “relevant stakeholder communities” in the research process.