“Projected Vegetation and Fire Regime Response to Future Climate Change in National Parks in Interior Alaska”

Excerpt from: Loya, W., Springsteen, A., Barnes, J., and S. Rupp. Projected Vegetation and Fire Regime Response to Future Climate Change in National Parks in Interior Alaska. Alaska Park Science 10:1 (22-25).

Climate change presents a significant challenge to managing our natural and cultural resources. Ecological models that project effects of climate change on plants, animals, and other system components can be used by managers to understand how these effects will impact park resources.

To read more of this article click HERE or visit the Alaska Park Science website to view previous issues.

What to know more?  The SNAP program has produced several projection reports for other regions in Alaska. These projections are created using the Boreal ALFRESCO Model.

Watch a podcast about how ALFRESCO works.

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