Using NASA resources to inform climate and land use adaptation: Ecological forecasting, vulnerability assessment, and evaluation of management options across two Landscape Conservation Cooperatives
Contact Andrew J. Hansen, with Scott Goetz, Forrest Melton, Bill Monahan, Ramakrishna Nemani, Tom Olliff, David Theobald and John Gross
In progress or recently completed applications of this research:
Climate ChangeJantz, P. 2014. Great Smoky Mountain National park Climate Change Brief. Resource Brief. Woods Hole Research Center, Falmouth, MA.
Monahan WB, Cook T, Melton F, Connor J, Bobowski B. 2013. Forecasting Distributional Responses of Limber Pine to Climate Change at Management-Relevant Scales in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Zolkos, SG. P. Jantz, T. Cormier, L. Iverson, D. McKenney, S.J. Goetz. In Review. Projected tree species redistribution under climate change: Implications for ecosystem vulnerability across protected areas in the eastern United States.
Piekielek, N., A.J. Hansen, T. Chang. In Prep. Projected changes in seasonal water-balance suggest decline in climate suitability for forest species in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
Ecosystem Energy as a Framework for Prioritizing Conservation Vulnerabilities and Management Strategies
Contact Andrew J. Hansen
NC CSC Foundational Science: Assessing the culnerability of forest and grassland vegetation to climate change and drought in the NC CSC Domain
Contact: Andrew Hansen
Using field data to validate remote sensing models of grassland phenology, biomass, and forage quality in the Upper Yellowstone River Basin
Contact Erica Garroutte
Spatial trends within past to present climate trajectories in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Contact Tony Chang
Updated August 25, 2014