Global Environmental Changes on Niagara Region Wine Production

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Global Environmental Changes on Niagara Region Wine Production by Mind Map: Global Environmental Changes on Niagara Region Wine Production

1. Increased Average Precipitation

1.1. Increased Chances of River and Coastal Floods

2. Increased Average Surface Temperature

2.1. Reduced Snowpack

2.1.1. Affects vine growth

2.1.1.1. Reduces crop yield

2.1.1.1.1. Increases wine prices

2.2. Increased Evaporation

2.2.1. Decreased seasonal water availability

2.2.1.1. More imported water

2.2.1.2. Less clean water

2.2.1.3. Water privatization

2.3. Longer Growing Season

2.3.1. Pay seasonal workers for longer

2.3.1.1. Labour Costs Increase

2.3.2. Longer tourism season

2.3.2.1. Economy Boost

2.3.3. Grape Surplus

2.3.3.1. Increased Competition

2.3.3.1.1. Decreases Wine Prices

2.3.4. More wineries

2.3.5. Market expansion

2.3.5.1. Requires more land to grow more grape varieties

2.4. Increased Number of Pests and Vector-Borne Diseases

2.4.1. Increased use of pesticides

2.4.1.1. Acute and Chronic Adverse Health effects

2.4.2. Increased spread of infectious diseases

2.4.2.1. Future epidemics and pandemics

3. Rising Sea Levels

3.1. Inland Vineyards see and Increase in Groundwater Salinity

3.2. Loss of Farmland

3.2.1. Bankruptcy or Loss of Income

3.2.1.1. Wineries go out of Business

3.2.1.1.1. Decreased Competition

3.2.1.2. Increased Crop Insurance Premiums