Impacts of Climate Change on Forest Ecosystems on the Olympic Peninsula

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The impacts of climate change and variability on forest ecosystems of the Olympic Peninsula, particularly water balance deficit.

Presenter: 
Jeremy Littell
University of Washington, Climate Impacts Group
University of Washington, College of Forest Resources
Contributors: 

Producer - Michael Furniss
Videography - Ben Nieves
Technical production - Jeffrey Guntle

Video Length: 
22:27
Publication date: 
01/13/2010
Description: 

Through proxy and modern ecological and hydrologic records, Jeremy studies the impacts of climate change and variability on forest ecosystems. Jeremy also collaborates with resource managers to facilitate adaptation to the impacts of climate change and to identify scientific and management challenges.

You should gain an understanding of:: 

Water balance and forest impacts, especially water balance deficit and forest ecosystems.

Plant relevant variables for hydrologic modeling.

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