MCP Terrestrial (Land Based) Natural Systems Resources
Climate Emergency: Feedback Loops – #2 Forests. Video (14:10)
Climate Emergency: Feedback Loops – #3 Permafrost. Video (10:55)
Information related to Key Questions
Key Question 1 -How do organisms respond to variations in environmental climatic conditions (temperature & precipitation) and how might projected trends influence them?
Key Question 2 -How do biological communities (natural systems) respond to variations in environmental climatic conditions (temperature & precipitation) and how might projected trends influence them?
Key Question 3 – What are the critical interactions between forests and climate?
Is this the end of forests as we’ve known them? (March 10, 2021) by by Alastair Gee, Guardian News
Key Question 4 -What is carbon sequestration and how does it vary among natural systems?
Plant Species and Climate Profile Predictions (2020) USDA Forest Service
Key Question 5 – What are the national and regional trends and projections for wildfire and why is this important?
Climate-Smart Conservation: Putting Adaptation Principles into Practice. (2014) Stein, B.A., P. Glick, N. Edelson, and A. Staudt (eds.). National Wildlife Federation, Washington, D.C