The Pacific Northwest Region (Region 6) Climate Change Team has launched a new series of fact sheets outlining what climate change means for the Pacific.
Oregon's coastal climate falls under the similar Pacific Northwest weather patterns: fog, drizzle and clouds prevail for much of the year.
The effects of climate change and increased climatic variability have already been documented for many Pacific Northwest systems, from high elevation forests.
The Pacific Northwest Climate Impacts Research Consortium (CIRC) is a climate- science-to-action team funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric.
The Pacific Northwest climate is influenced by a complex set of interactions among the oceanic and atmospheric circulations and regional topography.
Climatologist Cliff Mass has taken a lot of heat talking about climate change. Now he's presenting the science behind the Northwest's future.
Ask anyone who lived in Washington's Wenatchee Valley in about the smoke that year, and they'll remember. The fires were close and the valley's dry.