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Changing Arctic Ecosystems-Measuring and forecasting the response of Alaska's terrestrial ecosystem to a warming climate

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2012/3144/

Combining genetic data with current and predicted climate scenarios, we are modeling the predicted future distributions of wildlife populations in the Arctic and identifying key environmental variables that determine important animal habitat.

by Pearce, John M.; DeGange, Anthony; Flint, Paul L.; Fondell, Tom; Gustine, David D.; Holland-Bartels, Leslie E.; Hope, Andrew; Hupp, Jerry W.; Koch, Joshua C.; Schmutz, Joel A.; Talbot, Sandra L.; Ward, David H.; and Whalen, Mary E.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012-3144
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Biogeography, Climate change, Ecology, Effects of climate change, Phenology, Tundra ecosystems, Wildlife biology
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