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This report is a scientific assessment of the current condition and likely future condition of forest resources in the United States relative to climatic variability and change. It serves as the U.S. Forest Service forest sector technical report for the National Climate Assessment and includes…
Author(s): James M. Vose, David L. Peterson, Toral Patel-Weynand
Keywords: Adaptation, carbon, climate change, climate-change effects, climate-smart management, ecological disturbance, forest ecosystems, mitigation, National Climate Assessment
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-870. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 265 p.
Year: 2012
Managers currently face the immense challenge of anticipating the effects of climate change on forest ecosystems and then developing and applying management responses for adapting forests to future conditions. The Climate Change Response Framework (CCRF) is a highly collaborative approach to…
Author(s): Chris Swanston, Maria Janowiak, Patricia Butler
Keywords: Adaptation, climate change, Wisconsin, forest, adaptive management, Midwest, landscape, case study
Source: In: Swanston, Chris; Janowiak, Maria, eds. Forest adaptation resources: Climate change tools and approaches for land managers. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-87. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 8-14.
Year: 2012
A wealth of information is available on climate change adaptation, but much of it is very broad and of limited use at the finer spatial scales most relevant to land managers. This chapter contains a "menu" of adaptation actions and provides land managers in northern Wisconsin with a range of…
Author(s): Patricia Butler, Chris Swanston, Maria Janowiak, Linda Parker, Matt St. Pierre, Leslie Brandt
Keywords: Adaptation, climate change, Wisconsin, forest, adaptive management, Midwest, landscape, case study
Source: In: Swanston, Chris; Janowiak, Maria, eds. Forest adaptation resources: Climate change tools and approaches for land managers. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-87. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 15-34.
Year: 2012
Climate change imposes many challenges on the long-term management of ecosystems and is becoming an increasingly important consideration in land management planning and decisionmaking at a variety of spatial scales. The process outlined in this chapter helps managers incorporate climate change…
Author(s): Maria Janowiak, Patricia Butler, Chris Swanston, Linda Parker, Matt St. Pierre, Leslie Brandt
Keywords: Adaptation, climate change, Wisconsin, forest, adaptive management, Midwest, landscape, case study
Source: In: Swanston, Chris; Janowiak, Maria, eds. 2012. Forest adaptation resources: Climate change tools and approaches for land managers. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-87. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 35-56.
Year: 2012
In this chapter, we demonstrate how the Adaptation Workbook (Chapter 3) can be used with the Adaptation Strategies and Approaches (Chapter 2) to develop adaptation tactics for two real-world management issues. The two illustrations in this chapter are intended to provide helpful tips to managers…
Author(s): Maria Janowiak, Patricia Butler, Chris Swanston, Matt St. Pierre, Linda Parker
Keywords: Adaptation, climate change, Wisconsin, forest, adaptive management, Midwest, landscape, case study
Source: In: Swanston, Chris; Janowiak, Maria, eds. 2012. Forest adaptation resources: Climate change tools and approaches for land managers. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-87. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 57-77.
Year: 2012
The forests of northern Wisconsin, a defining feature of the region's landscape, are expected to undergo numerous changes in response to the changing climate. This document provides a collection of resources designed to help forest managers incorporate climate change considerations into management…
Author(s): Chris Swanston, Maria, eds. Janowiak
Keywords: Adaptation, climate change, Wisconsin, forest, adaptive management, Midwest, landscape, case study
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-87. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 121 p.
Year: 2012
The development of hybrid sterility is an important step in the process of speciation, however the role of adaptive evolution in triggering these postzygotic barriers is poorly understood. We show that, in the California endemic plant Collinsia sparsiflora ecotypic adaptation to two…
Author(s): Leonie Moyle, Levine Mia, Stanton Maureen, Jessica Wright
Keywords: Adaptation, Collinsia sparsiflora, Natural selection, Fertility, Postzygotic barriers, Soil chemistry, Sympatry, Speciation Introduction
Source: Evolutionary Biology. 39:207—218
Year: 2012
This guidebook contains science-based principles, processes, and tools necessary to assist with developing adaptation options for national forest lands. The adaptation process is based on partnerships between local resource managers and scientists who work collaboratively to understand potential…
Author(s): David L. Peterson, Connie I. Millar, Linda A. Joyce, Michael J. Furniss, Jessica E. Halofsky, Ronald P. Neilson, Toni Lyn Morelli
Keywords: Adaptation, climate change, national forests, national parks, science-management partnership, vulnerability assessment
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-855. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 109 p.
Year: 2011
Climate change presents a major challenge to natural resource managers both because of the magnitude of potential effects of climate change on ecosystem structure, processes, and function, and because of the uncertainty associated with those potential ecological effects. Concrete ways to adapt to…
Author(s): Jessica E. Halofsky, David L. Peterson, Kathy A. O’Halloran, Catherine Hawkins Hoffman
Keywords: Adaptation, climate change, fish habitat management, hydrology, road management, science-management partnerships, vegetation management, wildlife habitat management
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-844. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 130 p
Year: 2011
Climate change threatens to shift vegetation, disrupting ecosystems and damaging human well-being. Field observations in boreal, temperate and tropical ecosystems have detected biome changes in the 20th century, yet a lack of spatial data on vulnerability hinders organizations that manage natural…
Author(s): Patrick Gonzalez, Ronald P. Neilson, James M. Lenihan, Raymond J. Drapek
Keywords: Adaptation, biome change, climate change, dynamic global vegetation model, natural resource management, vegetation shifts, vulnerability
Source: Global Ecology and Biogeography. 19: 755-768
Year: 2010
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