MCP Weather & Water Resources
Climate Emergency: Feedback Loops – #4 Atmosphere. Video (8:45)
Climate Emergency: Feedback Loops – #5 Albedo. Video (10:35)
Chasing Coral Documentary (YouTube) also available on Netflix (93 minutes)
Greenhouse Gas Emissions: The Ocean Perspective (January, 2022) SOCAN Monthly Meeting, presentation by marine biologist Bill Gorham (YouTube)
Water Footprint Calculator (This is the calculator we use for Session 5: Weather & Water assignment)
City of Ashland
Lawn & Field Watering Information
Watering Infoline 541-774-2460
Information Related to Key Questions
Key Question 1: How does Climate Change affect Weather?
Ashland Weather Records Ashland weather data and records from 1892–2022 based on data compiled by the NOAA.
West megadrought worsens to driest in at least 1,200 years (2/14/2022) Seth Borenstein AP Science Writer. The American West’s megadrought deepened so much last year that it is now the driest in at least 1,200 years and is a worst-case climate change scenario playing out live, a new study finds.
2021: A year full of extreme weather events (12/31/21 updated 1/3/22) AccuWeather staff writer. The 60-minute special “2021: A Year of Extremes,” hosted by AccuWeather meteorologist Geoff Cornish, examines the many extreme weather events of 2021 and includes information from AccuWeather’s signature series, “Our Changing World,” on how climate change played a role.
Canada’s flooding after heatwave shows how climate disasters combine (11/19/2021) Vikki Thompson, University of Bristol, UPI: Voices
Key Question 2: What is the distribution of water on earth and how is it affected by Climate Change?
Ocean Acidification A discussion by SOCAN Board member Bill Gorham of the distinction between climate change and ocean acidification as consequences of greenhouse gas emissions.
Key Question 3: What are the sources of water in the Rogue Valley and how is it managed?
Drought in Southern Oregon: A New Normal (2/16/2022) Barbara Cervone’s Blog
Key Question 4: How can we measure and manage our household water usage?
Key Question 5: What is a Water Footprint calculator?
Key Question 6: How does Climate Change affect aquatic and riparian species in the Rogue Valley?