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The Importance of Scale in Vulnerability Assessment

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Ron Neilson, USFS Pacific Northwest Research Station, Corvallis, OR


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Running time: 24 minutes and 42 seconds

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Topics covered:

  • MAPSS Group
  • Global Average Temperature
  • Species Are On the Move
  • Structure and Function are Changing
  • Kenai Dieback
  • Generalized Management Goals
  • Past and Future Global Temperature
  • Assessment Design
  • Vegetation and Fire Dynamics
  • MAPSS Simulated Vegetation Distribution
  • Simulated vs. Observed Fire
  • Simulated Historical Vegetation
  • New Simulated Vegetation Type
  • Global Ecology and Biogeography
  • Lynx Conservation Project
  • MC1 Simulated Biomass Burn
  • Hadley Model
  • Number of Scenarios Changing Veg. Type
  • Precipitation
  • Flat and Complex Terrain
  • Scenarios in Agreement
  • Percent Change - Decrease
  • Percent Change - Increase
  • Scale Down
  • More Agreement
  • Scenarios that Decrease
  • Scenarios that Increase
  • Changing Veg Type
  • Precipitation
  • Pacific Decadal Oscillation
  • Yearly Change in Leaf Mass
  • Even Aged Management
  • Structure Management
  • Implications Create Resilience
  • Acknowledgements

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

Video by: Ben Nieves, Oregon Street Studios

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