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Pacific Northwest Research Station

 
 
 
 
Pacific Northwest Research Station
333 SW First Avenue
Portland, OR 97204

(503) 808-2100

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Pacific Northwest Global Change Research

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Adaptation to Climatic Change on Olympic National Forest
Case study of how a national forest with diverse natural resources can develop a science-based strategy for adapting to potential changes in the condition of natural resources caused by climatic change.
Contacts: Dave Peterson, Kathy O’Halloran (Olympic National Forest).

 

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Assessing and Adapting to the Effects of Climate Change on Western Ecosystems: A Research-Management Partnership
A research prospectus by the Rocky Mountain Research Station, Pacific Northwest Research Station, and Pacific Southwest Research Station.

 

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Climate and Carbon in Southeast Alaska: Beyond the Threshold of change in a dynamic landscape
by Dave D'Amore and Rick Edwards

 

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Climate Change, Carbon, and Forestry in Northwestern North America
Proceedings of a workshop involving different sectors of the forest community in Canada and the United States.
Contact: Dave Peterson

 

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Climate Change Resource Center
A reference Web site for resource managers and decisionmakers in the West

 

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Current Climate Change Research Project Descriptions

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Engaging western landowners in climate change mitigation: a guide to carbon-oriented forest and range management and carbon market opportunities
Contact: Susan Charnley

 

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Fire and Climatic Variability in the inland Pacific Northwest
Multiscale analysis of the relationships among climate, topography, and spatiotemporal patterns in historical fire regimes in the inland Pacific Northwest.
Contact: Don McKenzie

 

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Fluorescence characteristics and biodegradability of dissolved organic matter in forest and wetland soils from coastal temperate watersheds in southeast Alaska
by Jason B. Fellman, David V. D'Amore, Eran Hood, and Richard D. Boone

 

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Forest inventory-based estimation of carbon stocks and flux in California forests in 1990 (In preparation)
A White Paper by Jeremy Fried and Xiaoping Zhou, 14 November, 2007

 

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PNW Tribal Climate Change Network

A collaborative network sponsored by the USDA Forest Service PNW Research Station and University of Oregon Environmental Studies Program to share information and build understanding of the issues, needs, lessons learned, and opportunities that American Indians have in planning for the physical effects of climate change.
Contacts: Ellen Donoghue (PNW), Kathy Lynn (University of Oregon)

 

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Mapped Atmosphere-Plant-Soil System (MAPSS)
A landscape- to global-scale vegetation distribution model developed to simulate the potential biosphere impacts and biosphere-atmosphere feedbacks from climatic change.
Contacts: Ron Neilson, Jim Lenihan

 

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Scientists talk about climate change in the West
Topics emphasize information of interest to wildland managers and others who want an understanding of the interaction among climate change, forests, wildfire, water supplies, fish and wildlife, and associated values, and the implications for wildland management.

 

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Social and Economic Analysis of the Effects of Climatic Change
Research conducted by the Land Use and Land Cover Dynamics team.
Contact: Ralph Alig

 

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Western Climate Initiative (Manuscript file)
A research-management partnership to assess and adapt to the effects of climatic change on western ecosystems. Proposed by scientists in the western research stations of the Forest Service, it will assess the effects of climatic change on natural resources, develop a climate-smart toolbox for resource analysis, and generate adaptive management options for western national forests.
Contacts: Ron Neilson, Dave Peterson.

 

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Western Mountain Initiative
A collaborative research program on the effects of climatic variability and change on mountain ecosystems in the Western United States.
Contacts: Don McKenzie, Dave Peterson

 

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Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment Center
The center is facilitating assessments of the effects of climate change and ecological disturbance on various landscapes in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
Contact: Becky Kerns

 

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Yellow-cedar decline research view as [pdf] or [html]
Contacts: Paul Hennon, Dave D' Amore

 


 

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