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Situk River, Alaska: 2003 recreation visitor study data

Datasets Posted on: March 15, 2018
This package contains data from a 2003 study of visitors to the Situk River in the Gulf of Alaska. A sample of recreation visitors at the Yakutat airport departure point were interviewed between April and September. Questions included travel methods, lodging, length of stay, and visitor usage of the Situk River. After conducting a short interview with these visitors a follow up questionnaire was mailed to each respondent.

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness: 1991 visitor survey data

Datasets Posted on: March 15, 2018
The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) is in the Superior National Forest in northern Minnesota. The BWCAW receives the most use of any wilderness in the country, and has been the location of several studies.

Understanding the science of climate change: Talking points - Impacts to the Eastern Woodlands and Forests

Publications Posted on: August 28, 2012
The Eastern Woodlands and Forests bioregion is an expansive area with a diversity of forest types and associated ecosystems. Changes that have already been observed within this bioregion include warmer average annual temperatures, earlier dates of runoff, a longer frost-free period, and a longer growing season.

Understanding the science of climate change: Talking points - Impacts to the Pacific Islands

Publications Posted on: August 28, 2012
The Pacific islands face a variety of impacts as a result of climate change. Already-observed changes include increased average temperatures, coral bleaching, sea level rise and associated coastal erosion, increased intensity of cyclones, and a trend toward drier conditions.

Understanding the science of climate change: Talking points - impacts to the Pacific Coast

Publications Posted on: August 28, 2012
The Pacific Coast is an area of incredible biodiversity and diverse landscapes that are subject to a range of effects as regional climates shift. Changes that have already been observed within this bioregion include warmer average temperatures, earlier runoff season, rising sea levels, coastal erosion, species migration, and a longer growing season.

Understanding the science of climate change: Talking points - Impacts to the Great Lakes

Publications Posted on: October 07, 2011
Climate change presents significant risks to our nation’s natural and cultural resources. Although climate change was once believed to be a future problem, there is now unequivocal scientific evidence that our planet’s climate system is warming (IPCC 2007a).

Understanding the science of climate change: Talking points - Impacts to Prairie Potholes and Grasslands

Publications Posted on: May 06, 2010
Climate changes in the Prairie Potholes and Grasslands bioregion include increased seasonal, annual, minimum, and maximum temperature and changing precipitation patterns. Because the region is relatively dry with a strong seasonal climate, it is sensitive to climatic changes and vulnerable to changes in climatic regime.

Understanding the science of climate change: Talking points - Impacts to the Atlantic Coast

Publications Posted on: November 21, 2009
Observed 20th century climate changes in the Atlantic Coast bioregion include warmer air and sea surface temperatures, increased winter precipitation (especially rainfall), and an increased frequency of extreme precipitation events.

Understanding the science of climate change: Talking points - Impacts to western mountains and forests

Publications Posted on: October 19, 2009
Observed climate changes in the Western Mountains and Forests bioregion include increased seasonal, annual, minimum, and maximum temperatures, altered precipitation patterns, and a shift toward earlier timing of peak runoff.

How to be impactful [Editorial]

Publications Posted on: March 25, 2008
We are being increasingly called upon to judge how impactful the work of various individuals is to the scientific and professional communities.

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