Potential Ecological Consequences of Climate Change in South Florida and the Everglades

Posted on: 12/31/2008 - Updated on: 2/27/2020

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Kirsten Feifel



Global climate changes are likely to have profound e ects on the Earth’s ecosystems and on our perspectives on ecological conservation. Regional models project varying trends across the United States and even between southern and northern Florida. The purpose of this report is to summarize climate change literature pertinent to south Florida, particularly the Everglades, and to assess potential ecosystem vulnerabilities and the capacity for adaptation to climate change in this important ecosystem.


South Florida Natural Resources Center. (2009). Potential ecological consequences of climate change in South Florida and the Everglades. Retrieved from CAKE: http://www.cakex.org/virtual-library/2400

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