Northeast CSC News
NE CSC Fellows and PIs Present at 2014 Ecological Society of America Conference
Several of the Northeast Climate Science Center Fellows and Principal Investigators are presenting at this year's Ecological Society of America conference in Sacramento, CA. If you're at ESA next month, come see what they're up to!
Changes in tree species abundance, forest composition and structure in response to climate change and disturbance in U.S. Central Hardwood Forests Region
Modeling change in maximum growing space under projected climate scenarios in the Central Hardwood Forest using an ecosystem process model
Comparing predictions of above ground woody biomass of PnET-II, LINKAGES v2.2, and ED2 with decadal field data at plot and landscape scales
Climate change and the Northeast United States
In addition, the NE CSC has organized a session at the meeting, Tuesday, August 12, 1:30-5:00 PM, entitled "Breaking from the Center: Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Extreme Events from the Sierra Nevada to the Atlantic Ocean".
This session includes presentations from CSCs across the country, including these projects and researchers funded by the NE CSC:
Shifting variance structure as an indicator of large-scale ecological change
A structured decision framework to identify shared opportunities for decision making among multiple resource management agencies
Responding to sea level rise and extreme events through climate change adaptation strategies: A case study using the network of Atlantic National Wildlife Refuges
More information about these presentations can be found here.
Upcoming Shifting Seasons Summit Provides Adaptation and Cooperative Training for Tribes and Partners