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Climate Change

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Plant Atlas

Layla Aerne Hains
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Webcasts from the
Climate Change Workshop
held Nov. 7, 2007

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Malcolm, J.R., C. Liu, R.P. Neilson, L. Hansen, and L. Hannah. 2006. Global warming and extinctions of endemic species from biodiversity hotspots. Conservation Biology 20(2): 538-548.

Parmesan, C. 2006. Ecological and evolutionary responses to recent climate change (PDF*). Ann. Rev. Ecol. Evol. Syst. 37:637-69.

McKenzie, D., Z. Gedalof, D.L. Peterson and P. Mote. 2004. Climatic change, wildfire, and conservation. Conservation Biology 18(4): 890-902.

Hanson, P.J. and J.F. Weltzin. 2000. Drought disturbance from climate change: response of United States forests. The Science of the Total Environment 262:205-220.

Cayan, D.R., S.A. Kammerdiener, M.D. Dettinger, J.M. Caprio and D.H Peterson. 2001. Changes in the onset of spring in the western United States (PDF*). Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 82(3):399-415.

Lenihan, J. M., R. Drapek, D. Bachelet, and R. Neilson. 2003. Climate change effects on vegetation distribution, carbon, and fire in California. Ecological Applications 13(6):16671681.

Osborne, C.P., P.L. Mitchell, J.E. Sheehy and F.I. Woodward. 2000. Modelling the recent historical impacts of atmospheric CO2 and climate change on Mediterranean vegetation. Global Change Biology 2000(6):445-458.

Franklin, J., L.A. Spears-Lebrun, D.H. Deutschman, K.Marsden. 2006. Impact of a high-intensity fire on mixed evergreen and mixed conifer forests in the Peninsular Ranges of southern California, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 235:18-29.

Keeley, J.E., C.J. Fotheringham, and M.Baer-Keeley. 2005. Determinants of postfire recovery and succession in Mediterranean-climate shrublands of California (PDF*). Ecol. Appl. 15(5):1515-1534.

Syphard, A.D., J. Franklin, and J.E. Keeley. 2006. Simulating the effects of frequent fire on southern California Coastal Shrublands (PDF*). Ecol. Appl. 16(5): 1744-1756.

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