Improving scientific knowledge

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  • Authors: Vose, James M.; Peterson, David L.
  • Publication Year: 2012
  • Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
  • Source: In: Vose, James M.; Peterson, David L.; Patel-Weynand, Toral, eds. Effects of climatic variability and change on forest ecosystems: a comprehensive science synthesis for the U.S. forest sector. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-870. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station: 193-194. Chapter 5.

Abstract

Scientific literature on the effects of climatic variability and change on forest ecosystems has increased significantly over the past decade, providing a foundation for establishing forest-climate relationships and projecting the effects of continued warming on a wide range of forest resources and ecosystem services. In addition, certainty about the nature of some of these effects and understanding of risk to biosocial values has increased as more evidence has been accrued.

  • Citation: Vose, James M.; Peterson, David L. 2012. Improving scientific knowledge. In: Vose, James M.; Peterson, David L.; Patel-Weynand, Toral, eds. Effects of climatic variability and change on forest ecosystems: a comprehensive science synthesis for the U.S. forest sector. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-870. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station: 193-194. Chapter 5.
  • Posted Date: January 30, 2013
  • Modified Date: February 1, 2013
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