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Ecological Impacts of Climate Change

Ecological Impacts of Climate Change

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Life on Earth is profoundly affected by the planet's climate. Explore some of the ecological impacts of climate change that have already been observed—right in your own backyard. This 28-page booklet is based on Ecological Impacts of Climate Change (2009), a report by an independent panel of experts convened by the National Research Council. It explains general themes about the ecological consequences of climate change and identifies examples of ecological changes across the United States.
Life on Earth is profoundly affected by the planet's climate. Explore some of the ecological impacts of climate change that have already been observed—right in your own backyard. This 28-page booklet is based on Ecological Impacts of Climate Change (2009), a report by an independent panel of experts convened by the National Research Council. It explains general themes about the ecological consequences of climate change and identifies examples of ecological changes across the United States.

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Published by: earthandlife on May 25, 2012
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National Academy of SciencesNational Academy of EngineeringInstitute of MedicineNational Research Council
ECOLOGICAL IMPACTS OF
CLIMATE
CHANGE
 
About this Booklet
This booklet is based on the report
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change 
(2008),by the Committee on Ecological Impacts o Climate Change. The booklet wasdeveloped by Anne Frances Johnson and designed by Francesca Moghari. Fund-ing or the report and this product was provided by the United States GeologicalSurvey.
COMMITTEE ON ECOLOGICAL IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE
Christopher B. Field
,
Chair 
, Carnegie Institution or Science
Donald F. Boesch
, University o Maryland Center or Environmental Science
F. Stuart (Terry) Chapin III
, University o Alaska, Fairbanks
Peter H. Gleick
, Pacifc Institute
Anthony C. Janetos
, University o Maryland, College Park
Jane Lubchenco
, Oregon State University
Jonathan T. Overpeck
, University o Arizona, Tuscon
Camille Parmesan
, University o Texas, Austin
Terry L. Root
, Stanord University
Steven W. Running
, University o Montana, Missoula
Stephen H. Schneider
, Stanord UniversityNational Research Council Sta:Ann Reid, Study DirectorFrances E. Sharples, Director, Board on Lie SciencesAnne Frances Johnson, Communications OfcerAmanda Cline, Senior Program Assistant
 
What Do We Know AboutClimate Change?
 4
What Are the EcologicalImpacts of ClimateChange?
 8
Cmate Canen Yur Backyard
 
11 Te Pacc Castne12Aaska and te Arctc14Te Western Muntans16Te Sutwestern Deserts18Te Centra Unted States20Te Suteast22Te Nrteast24
What Does the FutureHold. . . and What CanWe Do?
 25

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