A multi-phase approach to assessing potential changes in Eastern US tree distributions

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An overview of a set of tools that assess how climate change might influence tree distributions in the eastern U.S.

Presenter: 
Louis Iverson
USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station
Contributors: 

Videography - Ben Nieves
Technical production - Jeffrey Guntle

Video Length: 
18:35
Publication date: 
01/15/2012
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A 3-stage approach for assessing potential changes in tree species using DISTRIB suitable habitat model, SHIFT migration model, and modifying factors.

Applying this approach to Eastern U.S. tree distributions.