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West Virginia State Climate Office

The West Virginia State Climate Office (WVSCO) provides climatic data and information while serving the state in performing climate research and education.

 

 

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Western Water Assessment (WWA) - RISA

Using multidisciplinary teams of experts in climate, water, law, and economics, the Western Water Assessment (WWA) provides information about regional vulnerabilities to climate variability and change, and develops information, products and processes to assist water-resource decision-makers throughout the Intermountain West.

 

 

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Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts (WICCI)

The Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts (WICCI) is a collaboration of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and other state agencies and institutions established to determine how climate change impacts will affect various state sectors and how to best adapt.

 

 

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Wisconsin Sea Grant

Wisconsin Sea Grant is a statewide program of basic and applied research, education, and outreach and technology transfer dedicated to the stewardship and sustainable use of the nation's Great Lakes and ocean resources. The program's primary areas of focus are in aquaculture, aquatic invasive species, coastal engineering, marine and aquatic science education, fisheries, geographic information systems, habitat restoration, water quality and water safety.   Research projects focused on climate change adaptation of coastal communities are being done on behalf of the Great Lakes Sea Grant Network, with funding from NOAA's Climate Program Office.

 

 

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Wisconsin State Climatology Office

The Wisconsin State Climatology Office is affiliated with the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The office manages data for climate monitoring, provides climate information to Wisconsin residents and government agencies, develops value-added products for users and impact applications, and conducts applied climate research.

 

 

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is the world's largest private, nonprofit ocean research, engineering and education organization. WHOI is dedicated to research and education to advance understanding of the ocean and its interaction with the Earth system, and to communicating this understanding for the benefit of society.

 

 

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Woods Hole Sea Grant

The Woods Hole Sea Grant program, based at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), supports research, education, and extension projects that encourage environmental stewardship, long-term economic development, and responsible use of the nation’s coastal and ocean resources. At WHOI, Woods Hole Sea Grant is uniquely positioned to draw upon the Institution’s resources -including world-class research and engineering innovation, and access to privately and publicly funded programs from which to leverage support for Sea Grant’s priority issues.

 

 

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World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

The World Wildlife Fund's (WWF's) mission is the conservation of nature. This non-profit has been active for more than 45 years. An international organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1. 2 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally. WWF combines outreach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature. Combining global outreach with local expertise WWF has led a variety of adaptation and resilience projects around the world (which are described on their website), published leading text on climate change issues, and established the global initiative Earth Hour, when millions of people around the world cast a vote in favor of action on climate change.

 

 

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Wyoming State Climate Office

The Wyoming State Climate Office (SCO) is a branch of the Wyoming Water Resources Data System (WRDS). Together, WRDS and the SCO are the single largest providers of water and climate-related data in the state. Housed within the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering at the University of Wyoming, WRDS and the SCO are funded by the Wyoming Water Development Office.

 

 

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Georgia Sea Grant

Georgia Sea Grant combines research, education, and outreach projects that promote the economic, cultural and and environmental health of Georgia’s coast and encourages citizens throughout the state to become good stewards of coastal and watershed resources.  Over half of Georgia Sea Grant's funds go directly into scientific research on Georgia's coastal resources. Specific thematic areas include water quality, coastal ecosystem health, and fisheries technology.