Product Type: Popular Article
Author(s): Stephenson, N., D. Peterson, D. Fagre, C. Allen, D. McKenzie, and J. Baron
Stephenson, N., D. Peterson, D. Fagre, C. Allen, D. McKenzie, and J. Baron. 2007. Response of western mountain ecosystems to climatic variability and change: the Western Mountain Initiative. Mountain Views: The newsletter of the Consortium for Integrated Climate Research in Western Mountains (CIRMOUNT) . 1(1): 4-9 p.
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Mountain ecosystems within our national parks and other protected areas provide valuable goods and services such as clean water, biodiversity conservation, and recreational opportunities, but their potential responses to expected climatic changes are inadequately understood. The Western Mountain Initiative (WMI) is a collaboration of scientists whose research focuses on understanding and predicting responses of western mountain ecosystems to climatic variability and change…