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Wildlife responses to climate change : North American case studies

Author: Stephen Henry Schneider; Terry Root
Publisher: Washington, D.C. ; London : Island Press, ©2002.
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This text presents the results of a project to research and study the impacts of global climate change on ecosystems and individual wildlife species in North America. Started in 1997, eight graduate  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wildlife responses to climate change.
Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2002283368
(OCoLC)48789662
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Henry Schneider; Terry Root
ISBN: 1423707877 9781423707875 9781610911214 1610911210
OCLC Number: 632581190
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 437 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
the rationale for the National Wildlife Federation Cohort of Young Scientists studying wildlife responses to climate change / Stephen H. Schneider and Terry L. Root --
Climate change : overview and implications for wildlife / Terry L. Root and Stephen H. Schneider --
Climate change and its effect on species range boundaries : a case study of the sachem skipper butterfly, atalopedes campestris / Lisa Crozier --
Butterflies as model systems for understanding and predicting climate change / Jessica J. Hellmann --
Historical studies of species' responses to climate change : promises and pitfalls / Raphael Sagarin --
Community responses to climate change : links between temperature and keystone predation in a rocky intertidal system / Eric Sanford --
Testing climate change predictions with the subalpine species, delphinium nuttallianum / Francisca Saavedra --
Modeling potential impacts of climate change on the spatial distribution of vegetation in the United States with a probabilistic biogeography approach / Elena Shevliakova --
Climate change and the susceptibility of U.S. ecosystems to biological invasions : two cases of expected range expansion / Erika Zavaleta and Jennifer L. Royval --
Climate change, whitebark pine, and grizzly bears in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem / Laura Koteen --
Conclusion --
Climate change and wildlife, a look ahead / Patty Glick and Mark van Putten.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen H. Schneider and Terry L. Root.

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