Across the Great Lakes region, agencies and organizations are building tools and developing resources to help planners and conservation practitioners understand how the climate changing in their region and how these changes could impact the natural systems, resources and infrastructure they plan for and manage. Take a look at the links below to learn more about how to include climate as a factor in decision-making. Check back often as we will continue to add new resources!
Visualize future temperature and precipitation over the next 50-100 years under multiple emissions scenarios. Access climate projection data for analysis and mapping.
View and download Great Lakes water level data and forecasts between 1860 and present. Access the range of water levels by lake. Compare future model projections.
Map, analyze, report and visualize Great Lakes coastal hazards. Explore educational resources and process-driven approaches.
Access a wide variety of geospatial data, tools and training to support tailored coastal and natural resource conservation decision-making.