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Land resources: forests and arid landsAuthor(s): M.G. Ryan; S.R. Archer; R.A. Birdsey; C.N. Dahm; L.S. Heath; J.A. Hicke; D.Y. Hollinger; T.E. Huxman; G.S. Okin; R. Oren; J.T. Randerson; W.H. Schlesinger
Source: In: Janetos, T.; Schimel, D., eds. The effects of climate change on agriculture, land resources, water resources, and biodiversity. SAP 4-3. U.S. Climate Change Science Program, Washington, DC, USA: 75-120.
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Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionThis synthesis and assessment report builds on an extensive scientific literature and series of recent assessments of the historical and potential impacts of climate change and climate variability on managed and unmanaged ecosystems and their constituent biota and processes. It identifies changes in resource conditions that are now being observed and examines whether these changes can be attributed in whole or part to climate change. It also highlights changes in resource conditions that recent scientific studies suggest are most likely to occur in response to climate change, and when and where to look for these changes.
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CitationRyan, M.G.; Archer, S.R.; Birdsey, R.A.; Dahm, C.N.; Heath, L.S.; Hicke, J.A.; Hollinger, D.Y.; Huxman, T.E.; Okin, G.S.; Oren, R.; Randerson, J.T.; Schlesinger, W.H. 2008. Land resources: forests and arid lands. In: Janetos, T.; Schimel, D., eds. The effects of climate change on agriculture, land resources, water resources, and biodiversity. SAP 4-3. U.S. Climate Change Science Program, Washington, DC, USA: 75-120.
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