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NE CSC Fellows and PIs Present at 2014 Ecological Society of America Conference


07/22/2014


logo 2014 ESASeveral 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!

Topics include:

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 

More information about these presentations can be found here


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: 

A test of climate change refugia in the mountains of California 

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.