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Past, present, and future in the forests of California's Sierra Nevada: variability in forest response to environmental change, and the role of management in promoting ecosystem resilience

Date: May 18, 2015
Presenter(s): Hugh Safford
Description: During this Webinar, Dr. Safford contrasted the ecology and temporal trends (historical to current to projected future) of lower montane (oak woodland, yellow pine, mixed conifer) vs. upper montane (red fir) and subalpine forests in the Sierra Nevada, focusing on impacts of three classes of environmental stressors: climate change, wildfire, and invasive species. 
Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Insects & Disease, Fire & Bark Beetles, Fire Effects, Ecological - First Order, Fire Intensity / Burn Severity, Fire History, Fire Regime
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Webinar
NRFSN number: 13224
FRAMES RCS number: 20023
Record updated: May 24, 2018