Climate change, uncertainty and forecasts of international to landscape ecosystem dynamics

map of vegetation community data

A review on the complexities of managing ecosystems under uncertainty about future changes.

Ronald P. Neilson
USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station

Producer - Michael Furniss
Technical production - Jeffrey Guntle

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Managing lands under uncertainty (a toolbox for managers).

Natural climate variability - near term vs. long term trends.

Historical management legacies, including fire suppression.

Global carbon balance (sources and sinks, forest productivity) and catastrophic disturbance such as fire and infestation.