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Natural Resources and Climate Change (04/11)

Cody, Wyoming
Friday, April 29, 2011

Sponsored by the USFS Shoshone National Forest, the USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station and Western Water Assessment, CIRES University of Colorado

The workshop focused on climate change, water resources, on the value of species and ecosystem models, and the interaction of human migration to the intermountain west and resource adaptation to climate change.


Ongoing and Projected Climate Change in Wyoming and the West, Jeff Lukas, Western Water Assessment, NOAA-University of Colorado.

Long-term Perspective on Climate and Water Resources in Western Wyoming, Steve Gray, Director of the Water Resources Data System, Wyoming State Climatologist.

A Millennium of Snowpack and Glacier Change in Western North America: Contextualizing recent and projected changes (8 MB), Greg Pederson, USGS.

Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout, Robert Gresswell, USGS.

Ecosystem Models and Climate Change What do they offer?, Indy Burke, University of Wyoming.

Individual Species Models and Climate Change What do they offer?, Bill Lauenroth, University of Wyoming.

Impacts of Climate Change on Public Land, Migration, Recreation and Tourism in the Rocky Mountain West, Cindy Swanson, USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station.

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