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Climate change and stress complexes in forests of western North America

Date: November 9, 2010
Presenter(s): David L. Peterson, Christie Neill

Stress complexes in Western forests are affected by a warmer climate, that is the interaction of fire, drought, insects, etc. can alter the vigor of forest ecosystems and potentially change their structure and function. This webinar will cover the concepts and present several case studies. The presenters will also discuss management options for enhancing resilience. This webinar was hosted by the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center, the Joint Fire Science Program, and the International Association of Wildland Fire.

Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Insects & Disease, Resilience, Fire & Climate, Recovery after fire
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Webinar
NRFSN number: 13035
FRAMES RCS number: 10158
Record updated: May 24, 2018