Faith Ann Heinsch, Research Ecologist, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory, presents a synthesis of research on climate change in the western U.S., with new research results specific to the eastern Great Basin and options for managers to consider.
• Current ecosystem responses to increased temperatures and drought in the western U.S.
• Predicted future climate change for the western U.S.
• Projections for increased fire
• Impacts on public management
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