Holocene Climate Variation and Drought in the Great Basin: Impacts on Past, Present and Future Vegetation

Plant communities of the Great Basin

Woodrat middens provide a great fossil record of the Holocene climate and its impact on vegetation in the Great Basin.

Presenter: 
Robin Tausch
USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station
Contributors: 

Producer - Michael Furniss
Technical production - Jeffrey Guntle

Video Length: 
17:16
Publication date: 
02/22/2007
You should gain an understanding of:: 

Woodrat middens, and how they provide a great fossil record of the Holocene climate and its impact on vegetation in the Great Basin.

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