The purpose of this paper is to summarize the:
- Current state of groundwater on SIDS
- Potential impacts of climate change to groundwater on SIDS
- Importance of groundwater resources in climate change mitigation on SIDS
GRAPHIC’s SIDS studies are highlighted, including several from the Pacific, Caribbean, and other regions of the globe. This paper is part of a series of GRAPHIC publications following the release of the GRAPHIC position paper in 2015.