Theoretical models of the impact of climate change on natural populations, communities and ecosystems. Final report, 1989--1992

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Land use change is a relatively understudied aspect of global change. In many cases, the impact of land use on plant and animal species may be far greater than the impact of climate change per se. As an integral part of our long-term studies of the response of animal populations to global change, we have focused on land use change as a dominant driving force. Climate change, no doubt, will also play a role in determining the future abundance and distribution of many species, but, for many species, the signal from climate change per se may be difficult to detect ... continued below

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Wiegert, R. December 31, 1992.

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Land use change is a relatively understudied aspect of global change. In many cases, the impact of land use on plant and animal species may be far greater than the impact of climate change per se. As an integral part of our long-term studies of the response of animal populations to global change, we have focused on land use change as a dominant driving force. Climate change, no doubt, will also play a role in determining the future abundance and distribution of many species, but, for many species, the signal from climate change per se may be difficult to detect if we do not first understand the impact of land use change. This formed the dominant theme of the research by the PI (Pulliam). Both land use change and year to year climate change can directly affect other populations and two examples of this formed the focus of the remaining research, models of invertebrates in Carolina Bays and a model of a commercial estuarine population of blue crabs.

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  • Other: DE95008721
  • Report No.: DOE/ER/60881--T2
  • Grant Number: FG09-89ER60881
  • DOI: 10.2172/34451 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 34451
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc688277

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Wiegert, R. Theoretical models of the impact of climate change on natural populations, communities and ecosystems. Final report, 1989--1992, report, December 31, 1992; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc688277/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.