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Contemporary forest Inventories as an indicator of future tree range shifts.

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Contemporary forest Inventories as an indicator of future tree range shifts.
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Heather Lintz, Oregon Climate Change Research Institute


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Running time: 19 minutes and 55 seconds

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Topics covered:

  • Early Signals of Migration for Tree Species in the Pacific Coastal U.S.
  • Outline
  • What Do We Know About Tree Species Migration?
  • What Don't we Know About Tree Species Migration?
  • Questions
  • Study Area
  • Western North America Topography Map
  • Methods-Tree Size Assumptions
  • Methods-FIA Plots Diagram
  • Methods-Elevational Gradients
  • Methods- Differences
  • Results-Upper vs Lower Margin Difference
  • Results-Large Upper Margin Migration:Prunus emarginata
  • Results-No Change: Sitka Spruce and Ponderosa Pine
  • Moderate Change:Whitebark Pine
  • Larger Change Relative to others: Douglas Fir and Western Juniper
  • Results-Elevation Difference
  • Results-Mean Elevation
  • Results-High Elevation Species and Aspect
  • Results-Regeneration Index
  • Results-Regeneration Index and Shade Tolerance
  • Results-Drought Tolerance
  • Recent California Studies
  • Study Results
  • Present vs Fossil Occurrence
  • New Findings
  • Next Steps
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