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Climate Change in Ohio
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Resources and Links
There are many other Internet sites that contain information on the ecology and climate of the Great Lakes region. We have included below a selection of regional sites and sites specific to Ohio that are particularly useful. If you have suggestions for additions to this list, please send them to the Global Environment Program.




Regional Links

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CLIMATE and CLIMATE CHANGE
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Midwest Regional Climate Center
http://mcc.sws.uiuc.edu/

Great Lakes Regional Climate Assessment
http://www.geo.msu.edu/glra/

U.S. National Assessment
Midwest Region

http://www.usgcrp.gov/usgcrp/nacc/midwest.htm

EPA Regional Global Warming Page
http://yosemite.epa.gov

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REGIONAL ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
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EPA Great Lakes Program Office
http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/index.html

EPA – Region 5 (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI)
http://www.epa.gov/region5/

EPA – Region 3 (PA)
http://www.epa.gov/region3/

EPA – Region 2 (NY)
http://www.epa.gov/region2/

Environment Canada- Great Lakes site
http://www.on.ec.gc.ca/water/greatlakes/intro-e.html

Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/

Great Lakes Commission
http://www.glc.org

USGS Great Lakes Science Center
http://www.glsc.usgs.gov/

Great Lakes Information Network
http://www.great-lakes.net/

Great Lakes United
http://www.glu.org

Great Lakes Public Education Initiative
http://www.biodiversityproject.org/greatlakes.htm

Climate Change and Birds
http://www.abcbirds.org

Environmental Law & Policy Center
http://www.elpc.org/

Great Lakes Protection Fund
http://www.gsmfc.org/

Pew Center for Climate Change- State Emission Reduction Program Database
http://www.pewclimate.org/states.cfm


Ohio Links

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CLIMATE and CLIMATE CHANGE IN OHIO
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State Climatology Office
http://www.geography.ohio-state.edu/faculty/rogers/statclim.html

EPA's State Climate Change Page
http://yosemite.epa.gov/oar/globalwarming.nsf/content/us-ohio.html?OpenDocument&Flash=yes

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OHIO SOLUTIONS
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UCS Clean Energy Program
http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_energy/

UCS Clean Vehicles Program
http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_vehicles/

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STATE AGENCIES
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Department of Natural Resources
http://www.ohiodnr.com/

Ohio EPA
http://www.epa.state.oh.us/

Ohio Air Quality Development Authority
http://www.ohioairquality.org/

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OHIO ENVIROMENTAL GROUPS
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Ohio Environmental Council
http://www.theoec.org/

Marianist Environmental Education Center
http://www.udayton.edu/~meec/

Miami Conservancy District
http://www.miamiconservancy.org/






Photo Credits:
Monarch Butterfly -- Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Mike Williams and Tim Daniel.
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