Findings: Climate change is leading to unpredictable annual snowfalls in Maine; causing economical, and safety concerns for the state.

Abstract

The purpose of this investigation was to see how climate change leading to unpredictability in the annual winter weather in Maine could cause economic problems for the state. This investigation was conducted by collecting research and data from many sources, including Princeton University Library, The Weather Collector, DataRefuge, State Climate Summaries | NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information, and Portland Maine's annual public works report. Overall there is unpredictability in the annual winter snowfall in Maine, which is leading to economic problems for the state.

Project Information
City or Town: 
Falmouth Maine
School or Organization: 
Falmouth Middle School
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