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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Climate Change Indicators in the United State

Information about the Report
Title Climate Change Indicators in the United State
Description This report is intended to assist readers in understanding important indicators about climate change. The report discusses 24 indicators indicative of climate change. Most indicators focus on the United States, though some international indicators are examined.
Organization U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Year 2009
URL http://epa.gov/climatechange/indicators.html
Level of Technical Detail Medium
Direct Access to Data No
Direct Access to Metadata Yes
EPA Region
State
County
Municipality
Sub-Municipality
Watershed
Ecosystem
Link to Organization http://epa.gov/climatechange/index.html
Contact Information (202) 343-9990
Environmental Indicator Scale National, Regional
Additional Information Data Quality and Limitations, Interpreting and Using Indicators

Information about the indicators in the report
Environmental Category in the Report Indicator in the Report EPA Web Taxonomy
Climate Change Arctic sea ice Air:Climate Change
Water:Surface Water:Oceans
Climate Change Atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases Air:Climate Change
Chemicals: Greenhouse gases
Climate Change Bird wintering ranges Air:Climate Change
Species
Climate Change Climate forcing Air:Climate Change
Climate Change Drought Air:Climate Change
Industries: Agricultural Industry: Crop Production
Climate Change Glaciers Air:Climate Change
Water
Climate Change Global greenhouse gas emissions Air:Climate Change
Chemicals: Greenhouse gases
Climate Change Heat waves Air:Climate Change
Health Effects
Health Risks
Health Risks:Exposure
Climate Change Heat-related deaths Air:Climate Change
Health Risks:Exposure
Climate Change Heavy precipitation Air:Climate Change
Climate Change Lake ice Air:Climate Change
Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Climate Change Leaf and bloom dates Air:Climate Change
Industries: Agricultural Industry: Crop Production
Climate Change Length of growing season Air:Climate Change
Industries: Agricultural Indsutry
Industries: Agricultural Industry: Crop Production
Climate Change Ocean acidity Air:Climate Change
Water:Surface Water:Oceans
Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coral Reefs
Climate Change Ocean heat Air:Climate Change
Water:Surface Water:Oceans
Climate Change Plant hardiness zone Air:Climate Change
Industries: Agricultural Industry: Crop Production
Climate Change Sea level Air:Climate Change
Water:Surface Water:Oceans
Climate Change Sea surface temperature Air:Climate Change
Water:Surface Water:Oceans
Climate Change Snow cover Air:Climate Change
Climate Change Snowpack Air:Climate Change
Climate Change Topical cyclone intensity Air:Climate Change
Climate Change U.S. Greenhouse gas emissions Air:Climate Change
Chemicals: Greenhouse gases
Climate Change U.S. and global precipitation Air:Climate Change
Climate Change U.S. and global temperatures Air:Climate Change