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Ankur Desai, Professor Galen McKinley and Research Assistant Val Bennington, Professor Jay Austin of the University of Minnesota-Duluth. Stronger winds over a large lake in response to weakening air-to-lake temperature gradient. Journal Nature Geoscience. 2009.

Climate Change and Water Quality in the Great Lakes Basin.  2003.  Report of the Great Lakes Water Quality Board to the International Joint Commission.

Climate change likely to increase Lake Erie algae blooms and 'dead zones,' U-M ecologist says. September 11, 2012. (http://www.ns.umich.edu/new/releases/20750-climate-change-likely-to-increase-lake-erie-algae-blooms) Interview with Dr. Donald Scavia (www.snre.umich.edu/scavia). Accessed on September 29, 2014.

Dinse, K., J. Read, and D. Scavia. 2009. Preparing for Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region.

[MICHU 09103] Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Sea Grant.

Great Lakes Climate Change, Module 3.  Climate Change Adaptation Tools.  NOAA, Sea Grant.

Great Lakes Integrated Sciences & Assessments (GLISA). Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region. November

15, 2012. http://www.glisa.msu.edu/docs/fact_sheets/GLISA_climate_change_summary.pdf Downloaded September 2013.

Hall, Noah D. and Bret B. Stuntz. “Climate Change and Great Lakes Water Resource.”  2007. Great Lakes Natural Resource Center, National Wildlife Federation, 213 West Liberty St., Suite 200, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1398.

Hellmann, J.J., K.J. Nadelhoffer, L.R. Iverson, L.F. Ziska, S.N. Matthews, P. Myers, A.M. Prasad, & M.P. Peters. (2010). Climate change impacts on terrestrial ecosystems in metropolitan Chicago and its surrounding, multi-state region. Journal of Great Lakes Research 36: 74-85.

Kling, G.W., K. Hayhoe, L.B. Johnson, J.J. Magnuson, S. Polasky, S.K. Robinson, B.J. Shuter, M.M. Wander,

D.J. Wuebbles, D.R. Zak, R.L. Lindroth, S.C. Moser, and M.L. Wilson (2003). 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.

Kusler, Jon.  Common Questions:  Wetland, Climate Change, and Carbon Sequestration. Presentation Slides for Association of State Wetland Managers, Inc.

Lee, Y., M. R. Penskar, P. J. Badra, B. J. Klatt, and E. H. Schools. 2011. Climate Change Vulnerability

Assessment of Natural Features in Michigan’s Coastal Zone – Phase I: Assessing Rare Plants and

Animals. Michigan Natural Features Inventory Report No. 2011-18, Lansing, MI.

Melillo, Jerry M., Terese (T.C.) Richmond, and Gary W. Yohe, Eds., 2014: Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment. U.S. Global Change Research Program, 841 pp. DOI: 10.7930/J0Z31WJ2.

NOAA Ocean Acidification Steering Committee. (2010). NOAA Ocean and Great Lakes Acidification Research Plan, NOAA Special Report, 143