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Climate change, mountain pine beetles, and whitebark pine forests of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Date: October 6, 2014
Presenter(s): Polly C. Buotte

This is a recording from the 12th Biennial Scientific Conference on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The talk focused on research designed to: understand causes of recent mountain pine beetle outbreaks in whitebark pine in the GYE and estimate historical, current, and future weather suitability for whitebark pine beetle attacks. 

Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Insects & Disease, Fire & Bark Beetles
Ecosystem(s): Alpine forest/krummholz, Subalpine wet spruce-fir forest, Subalpine dry spruce-fir forest
Type: Video
NRFSN number: 13281
Record updated: Apr 21, 2017