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Final Report for "Climate-Change Vulnerability in the Pacific Northwest: A Comparison of Three Approaches"

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Climate change is already affecting species in many ways. Because individual species respond to climate change differently, some will be adversely affected by climate change whereas others may benefit. Successfully managing species in a changing climate will require an understanding of which species will be most and least impacted by climate change. Although several approaches have been proposed for assessing the vulnerability of species to climate change, it is unclear whether these approaches are likely to produce similar results. In this study, we compared the relative vulnerabilities to climate change of 76 species of birds, mammals, amphibians, and trees based on three different approaches to assessing vulnerability. We compared [...]

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Principal Investigator :
Joshua J. Lawler

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NWCSC_G12AC20483_UW_Lawler_FinalReport_07May15.pdf 2.22 MB application/pdf

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  • National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers
  • Northwest CASC

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