Climate Change

Climate change is becoming one of the most important issues worldwide that we are facing today.  Evidence indicates that our climate is changing considerably and will continue to change, until we make some significant changes in our current lifestyle.  Below are some websites that are following current climate change and global warming.  

IPCC Climate Change 2007: Assessment Report

Guide to Monthly and Seasonal Prediction in Maryland

U.S. EPA: Climate Change

NOAA Information on Tides, Water Level, and Sea Level Rise

Maryland Department of Natural Resources: Answers Questions in Response to IPCC Report

Coastal Sensitivity to Sea Level Rise: A Focus on the Mid-Atlantic Region


The Maryland State Climatologist Office welcomes data requests and any questions or concerns you may have about our services.  You may contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via telephone or e-mail.  If we are not in the office at the time of your call, we will get back to you as soon as we can.  Please contact us using the information below, or fill out our Data Request Form by clicking on the 'Data' link under the 'Climate Data' heading.  Thank you for letting us assist you in collecting climate data.

Whenever possible, please use email as it is the prefered method of communication to our office. It also allows us to have a record of data requests.

Phone: (301) 405-7223

Click here for directions to our office.

Computer and Space Sciences Building
University of MarylandCollege Park 20742
Phone: (301) 405-7223
Fax: (301) 314-9482