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  • 4/17/2017
    Vermont Farmers' Perceptions of Climate Change Risk (Score: 0.41)

    Researchers asked 15 farmers to describe how climate change risks affect their farms and what actions they’ve taken in response…

    Tags:

    • agriculture
    • climate change
    • floods
    • land use

    Themes:

    • climate change

  • 9/22/2015
    More Wet Days and Greater Precipitation Predicted for the Northeast (Score: 0.41)

    Long-term data analyzed to predict heavy storm and flood events

    Tags:

    • climate change
    • floods
    • precipitation
    • modeling
    • hydrology

    Themes:

    • climate change

  • 10/01/2014
    Shifting Seasons: Developing a Standardized Method for Estimating the Start of Spring (Score: 0.35)

    Researchers compared methods, including remote sensing and field metrics to identify the best method when estimating the start of spring

    Tags:

    • climate change
    • phenology
    • imagery
    • modeling
    • remote sensing

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems

  • 4/18/2017
    New Study Reveals Decline in Vermont Forest Birds (Score: 0.29)

    A 25-year study of Vermont’s forest birds has documented a 14.2 percent overall population decline, raising concerns about birds and…

    Tags:

    • invasive species
    • climate change
    • conservation
    • monitoring
    • forests
    • habitat
    • birds
    • fragmentation

    Themes:

    • biodiversity

  • 7/28/2016
    Long-term Trends in Stream Macroinvertebrate Communities (Score: 0.29)

    Undeveloped streams are used to monitor long-term trends in macroinvertebrate communities

    Tags:

    • climate change
    • water quality
    • monitoring
    • streams
    • macroinvertebrates
    • fish
    • hydrology

    Themes:

    • water quality
    • biodiversity

  • 4/26/2016
    Twenty Years of Aerial Forest Monitoring (Score: 0.29)

    Aerial surveys of forests provide data to identify cause, extent, severity, and type of forest damages.

    Tags:

    • invasive species
    • climate change
    • imagery
    • disease
    • disturbance
    • monitoring
    • forests
    • pests
    • maps

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems
    • invasive species

  • 5/18/2015
    Understanding How Climate Change Will Impact Streamflow in the Lake Champlain Basin (Score: 0.29)

    Climate models were analyzed to predict future streamflow scenarios in the Mad River.

    Tags:

    • climate change
    • floods
    • precipitation
    • water quality
    • modeling
    • streamflow
    • streams
    • lake champlain

    Themes:

    • climate change
    • water quality

  • 10/28/2014
    Wood Bioenergy Harvesting Impacts on Carbon Emissions in the Northeast (Score: 0.29)

    Demand for forest bioenergy, or biomass (firewood, wood chips, pellets), is increasing in Vermont and the Northeast.

    Tags:

    • climate change
    • timber harvest
    • carbon
    • forests
    • sustainability
    • forestry
    • bioenergy

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems
    • climate change

  • 7/01/2014
    Twenty Years of Monitoring the Bicknell's Thrush (Score: 0.29)

    The Vermont Center for Ecostudies has monitored the Bicknell's Thrush population in Vermont and the Greater Antilles islands.

    Tags:

    • climate change
    • conservation
    • monitoring
    • birds
    • bicknell's thrush
    • migration
    • wildlife

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems
    • climate change
    • biodiversity

  • 6/26/2014
    Health of Sugar Maple Trees (Score: 0.29)

    Acid deposition in conjunction with a changing climate may be inhibiting growth of sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marsh.)

    Tags:

    • climate change
    • acid rain
    • aluminum
    • calcium
    • forests
    • sugar maple

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems
    • climate change

  • 4/20/2016
    Unexpected Range Expansion of Boreal Species Despite Warming Climate (Score: 0.23)

    Multiple drivers are affecting the growth of species on mountaintops in the Green and White Mountains.

    Tags:

    • climate change
    • timber harvest
    • land use
    • imagery
    • acid rain
    • forests
    • red spruce
    • sugar maple
    • forestry

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems
    • climate change