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Telling the Forests’ Stories

A visit with Grant Elliott, Assistant Professor of Geography

By Jennifer Spitulnik
Published: - Topics: geography physical geography climate change global warming forests

Changing Climate, Changing Forests

Topics: climate change global warming

Elliott explains how the current rate of climate change—unprecedented in the last 12,000 years—is altering forest ecosystems. New plant and animal interactions threaten trees at higher and higher elevations, and diminishing areas for snowpack affect water supply in semi-arid climates.