Biological Consequences of Global Climate Change

This module explores current research on the biological consequences of climate change, including temperature, rainfall, and UV radiation. It also considers chemical changes in the atmosphere.

The module is divided into the following sections: Introduction, The Links Between the Biota and Climate, Climate and the Biota: Forces of Change, Uncertainties and Challenges for Future Research, Problems and Discussion Questions, Appendix, Glossary, and Recommended Readings.

The full version of this module is available for download in PDF format. Selected chapters are also available for browsing online via the HTML link.

Authors: Christine A. Ennis, Nancy H. Marcus, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Department of Oceanography, Florida State University

Contact the authors at Christine.a.ennis@noaa.gov and nmarcus@mailer.fsu.edu