Natural ecosystems

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Natural Ecosystems analyzes the association of observed changes in climate with changes in the geographic distributions and phenology (the timing of blossoms or migrations of birds) for Southwestern ecosystems and their species, portraying ecosystem disturbances—such as wildfires and outbreaks of forest pathogens—and carbon storage and release, in relation to climate change.

Additional publication details

Publication type Book chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Title Natural ecosystems
ISBN 9781610914468
Year Published 2013
Language English
Publisher Island Press
Publisher location Washington, D.C.
Contributing office(s) Southwest Biological Science Center
Description 20 p.
Larger Work Type Book
Larger Work Subtype Other Government Series
Larger Work Title Assessment of climate change in the southwestern United States: a report prepared for the National Climate Assessment
First page 148
Last page 167