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Climate change over western North America
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Steve Hostetler , USGS


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Running time: 28 minutes and 25 seconds

This is part of a collection. See more from Understanding & Adapting in Aquatic Ecosystems at Landscape and River Basin Scales.

Topics covered:

  • What the records tell us
  • What the records are telling us
  • Where we might be headed
  • IPCC scenarios for climate models
  • AOGCM sensitivity to CO2
  • Models versus observations (annual)
  • IPCC AR4 AOGCM simulations
  • Simulations
  • The Pacific North American Pattern
  • Present versus future PNA
  • The nature of the PNA
  • Present versus future PNA
  • Pacific Northwest Quadrant
  • Climate Variables relevant to aquatic systems
  • Changes in energy and water inputs
  • Bowen ratio
  • Climate analysis and guidance for management

Production by: Michael Furniss and Jeffrey Guntle, Communications and Applications, PNW and PSW Research Stations

Video by: Freshwaters Illustrated.

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