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Phenology, growth and physiological responses to photoperiod and elevated [CO2] of boreal white birch (Betula papyrifera Marsh): implications to climate change-induced northward migration
With the increase in average global temperature due to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration ([CO2]), rapid shifts of climate envelopes are expected to lead to norward migration for boreal tree species. As a ...
Global environmental change effects on forest dynamics: lessons from permanent sample plot networks
Global environmental change caused by anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gasses is a major threat to forest ecosystems globally. Before we can begin to adequately mitigate these threats, we first must understand how ...
Effects of water availability, longer photoperiod, and elevated [CO2] on the potential of the northward migration in trembling aspen (populus tremuloides michx.)
Based on climate envelope models, boreal tree species may migrate to higher latitudes (approximately 10˚N toward the north) in response to rapid climate changes by the end of this century. Multiple factors will likely ...
Recent expansion of black-legged ticks, Ixodes scapularis, into the Thunder Bay region: Implications and putative role of climate change
The distribution of Ixodes scapularis is increasing in Ontario, thereby increasing the risk of contracting Lyme disease. Climate change is a likely factor in the northward expansion of I. scapularis populations. Here, I ...
Canadian forestry professionals’ perceptions of forest management and climate change
Gauging the perception of current and future professionals in the Canadian forestry sector is crucial to understanding how forests are managed in the thought of climate change. The aim of the study was to quantify how the ...
Effects of forest fire on watershed ecosystem
Global warming has increased the frequency of forest fires and droughts, which have had a number of effects on the hydrologic ecosystems of watersheds`. Therefore, the influence of forest fires on forest watersheds and ...