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Indicators of climate impacts for forests: recommendations for the US National Climate Assessment indicators system

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2015

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Heath, Linda S., Anderson, Sarah M., Emery, Marla R., Hicke, Jeffrey A., Littell, Jeremy, Lucier, Alan, Masek, Jeffrey G., Peterson, David L., Pouyat, Richard, and Potter, Kevin M., 2015, Indicators of climate impacts for forests: recommendations for the US National Climate Assessment indicators system: v. General Technical Report NRS-155, 143 plus p.-143 plus p.

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The Third National Climate Assessment (NCA) process for the United States focused in part on developing a system of indicators to communicate key aspects of the physical climate, climate impacts, vulnerabilities, and preparedness to inform decisionmakers and the public. Initially, 13 active teams were formed to recommend indicators in a range of categories, including forest, agriculture, grassland, phenology, mitigation, and physical climate. This publication describes the work of the Forest Indicators Technical Team. We briefly describe the NCA indicator system effort, propose and explain our conceptual model for the forest system, present our methods, and discuss our recommendations. Climate is only one driver of changes in U.S. [...]

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