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Impacts and Adaptation > New York Metropolitan & Northeast Impact Information
U.S. National Assessments
Climate Change and a Global City: An Assessment of the Metropolitan East Coast Region
  U.S. National Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change
This study is one of eighteen regional components of the U.S. National Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change. It is the most comprehensive survey of potential impacts of climate change and variability on the NY Metropolitan region's infrastructure, quality of life and economic health available. The report assess the following sectors: sea level rise and coasts, infrastructure, wetlands, water supply, public health, energy demand and institutional decision-making.
Mid-Atlantic Regional Assessment
  U.S. National Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change
The Mid-Atlantic Regional Assessment (MARA) aims to analyze and evaluate the potential consequences of climate variability and change for the Mid-Atlantic region's people and resources, in the context of other existing and anticipated pressures. Funded by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, MARA is one of 19 regional assessments being conducted nationwide as part of the U.S. National Assessment, under the auspices of the U.S. Global Change Research Program. Researchers at Pennsylvania State University led the study
Other Assessments & Information
Confronting Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region: Impacts on Our Communities and Ecosystems
  Union of Concerned Scientists, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Ecological Society of America, Washington, D.C. 2003 Authors: G.W. Kling [Ed.]
This is a comprehensive report released by the Union of Concerned Scientists and the Ecological Society of America, and written by regional experts in the Great Lakes region. It examines the potential impacts of climate change upon the various ecosystems of this diverse and rich region. NY state is included in the survey of this region.
State Climate Change Impact Information Sheets
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
This page is part of EPA's larger study of the regional impacts of climate change on the US. It outlines expected climatic changes and looks specifically at the likely impacts of climate warming and variability for each state's environment, economy, public health and other measures of quality of life. Information sheets are available for all states.
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