Wildfire and Vegetation Response to Climate Change

Burning in a forested wetland

Climate, fire and vegetation are closely linked in western ecosystems; this presentation discusses how climate change might affect vegetation by changing wildfire disturbance patterns.

Presenter: 
Rachel Loehman
USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station
Contributors: 

Producer - Michael Furniss
Videography - Freshwaters Illustrated
Technical production - Jeffrey Guntle

Video Length: 
19:45
Publication date: 
03/01/2011
You should gain an understanding of:: 

How climate change is influencing fire patterns and projections for the 21st century.

How changing fire patterns influence vegetation.

Implications for aquatic resources

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