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Illinois Climate: Office of the State Climatologist Brochure Angel, James R., 2008  Illinois State Water Survey, Champaign, IL,  ISWS IEM 2002-01 (revised)    Full Text Available

The Illinois State Climatologist is located in Champaign, Illinois, at the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS). The ISWS, a division of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Office of Scientific Research & Analysis and an affiliated agency of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is the primary agency in Illinois for research and information on surface water, groundwater, and the atmosphere.

The State Climatologist promotes the use of climate information in areas crucial to the economic and environmental benefit of Illinois by disseminating climate information, monitoring climate events, conducting applied research, and making presentations to community organizations, individuals, and the media.

Additionally, the State Climatologist conveys information to the public on the impacts of climate change and variability on climate-sensitive systems such as agriculture and water resources, and on the characteristics and impacts of severe events (heavy rainstorms, tornadoes, ice storms, and snowstorms).

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