Forest Response to Climate Change

Chris Swanston
Created: 6/11/2013 -


In this presentation, Chris Swanston discusses the concept of uncertainty and how it is used in the climate discussion; the positive and negative impacts of climate change on forests; and the implications of those changes on key habitats and species.

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The Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science (NIACS) has been designed as a collaborative effort among the Forest Service, universities, and forest industry to provide information on managing forests for climate change adaptation, enhanced carbon sequestration, and sustainable production of bioenergy and materials.


Sector Addressed
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Target Climate Changes and Impacts
Habitat/Biome Type