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Aspen response to drought and climate change in the 21st century

Date: October 20, 2015
Presenter(s): William R.L. Anderegg

Recent elevated dieback of aspen after severe droughts in the 2000s has prompted concern about the future of aspen in a changing climate. I will give an overview of what we know and don't know about drought stress on aspen physiology and mortality, and what this means for the future of aspen forests in a changing climate.

Topic(s): Fire & Climate
Ecosystem(s): Aspen woodland
Type: Webinar
NRFSN number: 13663
Record updated: Jun 30, 2016