Table of Contents


Societal Challenges Associated with Climate and Climate Change in Florida

1. Human Dimensions and Communication of Florida's Climate
Peter J. Jacques, Kenneth Broad, William Butler, Christopher Emrich, Sebastian Galindo, Claire Knox, Keith W. Rizzardi, and Kathryn Ziewitz

2. Florida Land Use and Land Cover Change in the Past 100 Years
Michael I. Volk, Thomas S. Hoctor, Belinda B. Nettles, Richard Hilsenbeck, Francis E. Putz, and Jon Oetting

3. Implications of Climate Change on Florida's Water Resources
Jayantha Obeysekera, Wendy Graham, Michael C. Sukop, Tirusew Asefa, Dingbao Wang, Kebreab Ghebremichael, and Benjamin Mwashote

4. Climate Change Impacts on Human Health
Song Liang, Kristina Kintziger, Phyllis Reaves, and Sadie Ryan

5. Climate Change Impacts on Florida's Energy Supply and Demand
Wendell A. Porter and Hal Knowles III

6. Climate Change Impacts on Insurance in Florida
Lorilee Medders

7. Climate Change Impacts on Law and Policy in Florida
Thomas Ruppert and Erin L. Deady

Economic and Environmental Challenges Associated with Climate Change in Florida

8. Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in Florida's Agriculture
Young Gu Her, Kenneth J. Boote, Kati W. Migliaccio, Clyde Fraisse, David Letson, Odemari Mbuya, Aavudai Anandhi, Hongmei Chi, Lucy Ngatia, and Senthold Asseng

9. Managing Florida's Plantation Forests in a Changing World
Timothy A. Martin, Damian C. Adams, Matthew J. Cohen, Raelene M. Crandall, Carlos A. Gonzalez-Benecke, Jason A. Smith, and Jason G. Vogel

10. Florida Tourism
Julie Harrington, Hongmei Chi, and Lori Pennington Gray

11. Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation to Florida's Urban Infrastructure
Frederick Bloetscher, Serena Hoermann, and Leonard Berry

12. Climate Change Impacts on Florida's Biodiversity and Ecology
Beth Stys, Tammy Foster, Mariana M.P.B. Fuentes, Bob Glazer, Kimberly Karish, Natalie Montero, and Joshua S. Reece

13. Florida's Oceans and Marine Habitats in a Changing Climate
Steven Morey, Marguerite Koch, Yanyun Liu, and Sang-Ki Lee

14. Climate Change Impacts on Florida's Fisheries and Aquaculture Sectors and Options for Mitigation
Kai Lorenzen, Cameron Ainsworth, Shirley Baker, Luiz Barbieri, Edward Camp, Jason Dotson, and Sarah Lester

Florida's Physical Climate: Past, Present, and Future

15. Paleoclimate of Florida
Albert C. Hine, Ellen E. Martin, John M. Jaeger, and Mark Brenner

16. Terrestrial and Ocean Climate of the 20th Century
Vasubandhu Misra, Christopher Selman, Amanda J. Waite, Satish Bastola, and Akhilesh Mishra

17. Florida Climate Variability and Prediction
Ben P. Kirtman, Vasubandhu Misra, Robert J. Burgman, Johnna Infanti, and Jayantha Obeysekera

18. Future Climate Change Scenarios for Florida
Ben P. Kirtman, Vasubandhu Misra, Aavudai Anandhi, Diane Palko, and Johnna Infanti

19. Sea Level Rise
Gary Mitchum and Andrea Dutton

20. Climate and Weather Extremes
Jennifer M. Collins, Charles H Paxton, Thomas Wahl, and Christopher T. Emrich