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Forests: the potential consequences of climate variability and change

Posted date: May 12, 2016
Publication Year: 
2001
Authors: USDA Forest Service,
Publication Series: 
Miscellaneous Publication
Source: Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Global Change Program. One foldout color pamphlet.

Abstract

This pamphlet reports the recent scientific assessment that analyzed how future climate variablity and change may affect forests in the United States. The assessment, sponsored by the USDA Forest Service, and supported, in part, by the U.S Department of Energy, and the National Atmospheric and Space Administration, describes the suite of potential impacts on forests. The study was conducted by a team of scientists from academia, industry, and government laboratories. It summarizes the key findings of the Forest Sector team in four broad areas: (1) forest productivity and hydrology, (2) disturbances, (3) biodiversity, and (4) socioeconomic impacts.

Citation

USDA Forest Service 2001. Forests: the potential consequences of climate variability and change. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Global Change Program. One foldout color pamphlet.