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Adaptation Options for Public Land Managers to Climate Change

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About The Presenter

Jill Baron, US Geological Survey, Boulder, CO


About This Presentation

This is part of a collection. See more from the Climate Change Short Course.

Running time: 33 minutes and 28 seconds
Given: May 2008, Climate Change Short Course, Developing a Climate for Change
Online production by M.J. Furniss and J. Guntle, Communications and Applications, PNW and PSW Research Stations
Video by Pat McAbery

Topics covered:

  • Preliminary review of adaptation options for climate-sensitive ecosystems and resources
  • Philosophy for adaptation
  • Observed Changes in Climate
  • Observed Responses to Climate Change
  • Climate change effects occur in addition to contemporary resource problems
  • Adapting to Climate Change
  • Coming to Terms with Uncertainty
  • Scientific and Technical Uncertainty
  • Optimal Control and Hedging
  • Scenarios
  • Guidelines
  • Rank By Importance & Uncertainty
  • Adapting to Climate Change
  • Climate Change: Coming to a Forest Near You!
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