Wildfire and Vegetation Response to Climate Change

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Rachel Loehman of the USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station presents this video short course on how climate, fire and vegetation are closely linked in western ecosystems and discusses how climate change might affect vegetation by changing wildfire disturbance patterns.

Topics covered:

  • How climate change is influencing fire patterns and projections for the 21st century.
  • How changing fire patterns influence vegetation.
  • Implications for aquatic resources