menu
VIMS Logo
search
Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Global Change

Sea-level rise, warming temperatures, and changes in weather patterns pose particular challenges to Chesapeake Bay and the coastal zone. Learn what VIMS scientists are doing to help society understand, mitigate, and adapt to changing climate. Also visit our Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) and our Initiative for Coastal Climate Change Research (IC3R).

Top Stories

More stories

Advisory Service Reports/White Papers

Read the white papers prepared by VIMS' scientists for our Initiative for Coastal Climate Change Research.

Five Most Recent Journal Articles
  1. Yang, Q.C., et al., 2015. Hydrological Responses to Climate and Land-Use Changes Along the North American East Coast: A 110-Year Historical Reconstruction. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 51(1): p. 47-67. http://doi.org/10.1111/jawr.12232
  2. Weng, K.C., et al., 2015. Umbrella species in marine systems: using the endangered humphead wrasse to conserve coral reefs. Endangered Species Research, 27(3): p. 251-263. http://doi.org/10.3354/esr00663
  3. Weng, K.C., et al., 2015. Fishery management, development and food security in the Western and Central Pacific in the context of climate change. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, 113: p. 301-311. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.10.025
  4. Hofmann, L.C., et al., 2015. CO2 and inorganic nutrient enrichment affect the performance of a calcifying green alga and its noncalcifying epiphyte. Oecologia, 177(4): p. 1157-1169. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-015-3242-5
  5. Hobday, A.J., et al., 2015. Impacts of climate change on marine top predators: Advances and future challenges. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, 113: p. 1-8. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.01.013
Read a full list of VIMS-authored journal articles related to global change.