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Risk assessment for two bird species in northern Wisconsin

Posted date: February 28, 2013
Publication Year: 
2012
Authors: Friggens, Megan M.; Matthews, Stephen N.
Publication Series: 
General Technical Report (GTR)
Source: In: Vose, James M.; Peterson, David L.; Patel-Weynand, Toral. Effects of climatic variability and change on forest ecosystems: a comprehensive science synthesis for the U.S. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-870. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. p. 256-258.
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Abstract

Species distribution models for 147 bird species have been derived using climate, elevation, and distribution of current tree species as potential predictors (Matthews et al. 2011). In this case study, a risk matrix was developed for two bird species (fig. A2-5), with projected change in bird habitat (the x axis) based on models of changing suitable habitat resulting from changing climate and tree species habitat. Risk was evaluated for three time steps (2040, 2070, 2100) and based on two climate models and two emission scenarios (Hadhi vs. PCMlo).

Citation

Friggens, Megan M.; Matthews, Stephen N. 2012. Risk assessment for two bird species in northern Wisconsin. In: Vose, James M.; Peterson, David L.; Patel-Weynand, Toral. Effects of climatic variability and change on forest ecosystems: a comprehensive science synthesis for the U.S. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-870. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. p. 256-258.