Impact of Climate Change on Biodiversity, Forestry and Conservation -- Bibliography

Current scientific and empirical evidence on impact of climate change on biodiversity, forestry and conservation

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CHAPTER REFERENCES As of October, 2008 

Alley R.B. et al. 2003. Abrupt climate change. Science 299:2005-2010. 

Araújo MB Cabeza M, Thuiller W, et al. 2004. Would climate change drive species out of reserves? An assessment of existing reserve-selection methods. Glob Change Biol 10: 1618–26. 

Araújo MB, and Rahbek C. 2006. How does climate change affect biodiversity? Science 313: 1396–97. 

Hamann A. and T.L. Wang. Models of climatic normals for genecology and climate change studies in British Columbia. Ag and Forest Met 128: 211-221. 

Hannah L, Midgley GF, Hughes G, and Bomhard B. 2005. The view from the Cape: extinction risk, protected areas and climate change. BioScience 55: 231–42. 

Hannah L., Midgley G., Andelman S., Araújo M., Hughes G., Martinez-Meyer E., Pearson R., and Williams P. 2007 Protected areas needs in a changing climate. Frontiers in Ecology 5: 131-138. 

IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change). 2001. Climate Change 2001: the scientific basis; contribution of Working Group I to the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Port Chester, NY: Cambridge University Press. 

Lawler, J. J., D. White, R. P. Neilson, and A. R. Blaustein. 2006. Predicting climate-induced range-shifts: model differences and model reliability. Global Change Biology 12:1568-1584. 

Loehle C. and D. LeBlanc 1996. Model-based assessments of climate change effects on forests: a critical review. Ecological Modelling 90:1-31. 

Midgley GF, Hannah L, Millar D, et al. 2002. Assessing the vulnerability of species richness to anthropogenic climate change in a biodiversity hotspot. Global Ecol Biogeogr 11: 445–51. 

Parmesan C. and G. Yohe. 2003. A globally coherent fingerprint of climate change impacts across natural systems. Nature 421: 37-42. 

Pounds JA, Bustamante MR, Coloma LA, et al. 2006. Widespread amphibian extinctions from epidemic disease driven by global warming. Nature 439: 161–67. 

Root T, Price JT, Hall KR, S.H. Schneider, C. Rosenzweig, and J.A.

Pounds. 2003. Fingerprints of global warming on wild animals and plants. Nature 421: 57–60. 

Schwartz, M.W., L.R. Iverson, and A.M. Prasad. 2001. Predicting the potential future distribution of four species in Ohio using current habitat availability and climatic forcing. Ecosystems 4: 568-581. 

Thomas CD, Cameron A, Green RE, et al. 2004. Extinction risk from climate change. Nature 427: 145–48. 

Thuiller W. 2004. Patterns and uncertainties of species’ range shifts under climate change. Glob Change Biol 10: 2020–27. 

Thuiller W, Lavorel S, Araújo MB, et al. 2005. Climate change threats to plant diversity in Europe. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 102: 8245–50. 

Walther et al. 2002. Ecological responses to recent climate change. Nature 416: 389-395. 

Walther G.R. 2004. Plants in a warmer world. Perspectives in Plant Ecology Evolution and Systematics 6: 169-185. 

Williams P, Hannah L, Andelman S, et al. 2005. Planning for climate change: identifying minimum-dispersal corridors for the Cape Proteaceae. Conserv Biol 19: 1063–74. 

Williams PH, Burgess N, and Rahbek C. 2000. Flagship species, ecological complementarity and conserving the diversity of mammals and birds in sub-Saharan Africa. Anim Conserv 3: 249–60 

Zavaleta ES, Shaw MR, Chiariello NR, Mooney HA and Field CB. 2003. Additive effects of simulated climate changes, elevated CO2, and nitrogen deposition on grassland diversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA, 100: 7650-7654.




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