Climate, fire and vegetation are closely linked in western ecosystems; this presentation discusses how climate change might affect vegetation by changing wildfire disturbance patterns.
Treating adaptation as a 4-step process: define the issue, do a vulnerability assessment, come up with adaptation strategies and implement the strategy.
Learn about alpine environments and observed upward shifts of alpine plant species from GLORIA, the International Observation Research Initiative in Alpine Environments.
The impacts of climate change and variability on forest ecosystems of the Olympic Peninsula, particularly water balance deficit.
Treeline response to climate in the western U.S.: the big picture and the current picture, as well as 21st century projections.
A review on the complexities of managing ecosystems under uncertainty about future changes.
Process-based models can be used to look at forest disturbance by insects, disease and fire across the Pacific Northwest.