RESOURCES NOTED IN EMAIL POSTINGS:
Of General Interest
MOUNTAIN DEVELOPMENT - NORTH AMERICA
- Bruggeman, Jason E. Pilot
Study on Factors Affecting Pika Populations in the North Cascades
- Reid, Neil and Alan T. Harrison. Post-release
GPS tracking of hand-reared Irish hare Lepus timidus hibernicus
leverets, Slemish, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland.
scientists - a catalog of research summaries compiled by MRI
at networking meeting held 14 Dec 2008 in Berkeley, California.
- Seminar held June 6, 2008 "
Climate Change and Ecological Resources in California" co-hosted
by DFG and the CA Energy Commission, Public Interest Research
(PIER) group is now available online via WebEx.
- Climatic Change (Volume 87, Supplement 1 / March, 2008) recent
issue focuses on climate change in California: California at a
Crossroads: Climate Change Science Informing Policy. It includes
20 articles,including topics on policy implications, sea level
rise, water management, agriculture, forestry, ecosystem management/vegetation
and fire management. Table
of Contents and Abstracts
and Drier: The West's Changing Climate From The Rocky Mountain
Climate Organization and Natural Resources Defense Council, March
- Specter, Michael. Big Foot. The New Yorker February 25, 2008.
Article about carbon footprint.
Link to article on New Yorker site
Rocky Mountain Landscapes Book coming out in April 2007
Phenology Network Office Opens at University of Arizona
National Phenology Network Update, July 2006
EOS CONCORD meeting report
- NPR story about dust-on-snow events in Rocky Mtns, CO
Link to NPR site
- Mountain Research Initiative's newsletter no.6. Link
Book Reviews. Environmental Conservation. 2005
- Kolbert, Elizabeth.
The Climate of Man III. The New Yorker May 9, 2005. 12MB
Annual Report of the Western Mountain Initiative. August 2005
Mountain Forum Bulletin article about CIRMOUNT (pages 18-19).
For entire bulletin go to http://www.mountainforum.org/
WORK GROUP POSTINGS:
Mountain Climate Network
Lundquist, J. D., and D. R. Cayan (2007),
Surface temperature patterns in complex terrain: Daily variations and long-term
change in the central Sierra Nevada, California J. Geophys. Res., 112, D11124,doi:10.1029/2006JD007561.
piece on Storm Peak Lab, Colorado. 1/29/07. http://www.cnn.com/2007/TECH/science/01/29/stormpeaklab/index.html
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Upcoming GLORIA workshop: May 21, 2007 in White Mtns, California.
San Francisco Chronicle article about GLORIA in the White Mtns August 2, 2006
Rocky Mountain News article about GLORIA installation in Colorado July 2006
GLORIA Manual Appendix - Temperature Loggers.
Stephenson, N., et al. 2006.
Response of Western Mountain Ecosystems to Climatic Variablitity and Change.
The Western Mountain Initiative. Parks Science 24:1.
Pederson, GT, et al. 2006.
Long-duration drought variability and impacts on ecosystem services: a case study
from Glacier National Park, Montana. Earth Interactions Vol.10.
Walker, MD, et al. 2006.
Plant community responses to experimental warming across the tundra biome.
PNAS 103 (5): 1342-1346.
Nakawatase, JM and Peterson, DL. 2006.
Spatial variabilty in forest growth-climate relationships in the Olympic Mountains,
Washington. Can Jour For Res 36: 77-91.
Holman, ML and Peterson, DL. 2006.
Spatial and temporal variabilty in forest growth in the Olympic Mountains, Washington:
sensitivity to climatic variablity. Can Jour For Res 36: 92-104.
Pounds, JA, et al. 2006.
Widespread amphibian extinctions from epidemic disease driven by global warming.
Nature 439: 161-167.
Burkett, VR, et al. 2005.
Non-linear dynamics in ecosystem response to climate change: Case studies and
policy implications. Ecological Complexity 2: 357-394.
Breshears, DD, et al. 2005.
Regional vegetation die-off in response to global-change-style drought. PNAS
102 (42): 15144-15148.
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