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Soccer fever gripped the U.S. at the same time as the smoke from Canadian wildfires gripped the skies over Vancouver, […]
Mon, Jul 06, 2015
Canadian wildfires continue on in this early beginning fire season. […]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015
This year's Canadian wildfire season has tripled over last year's totals and the smoke from those fires has invaded the […]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015

Study Examines Forest Vulnerability to Climate Change

Mid-elevation forests – those between approximately 6,500 to 8,000 feet (1,981 to 2,438 meters) in elevation – are the most sensitive to rising temperatures and changes in precipitation and snowmelt associated with climate change, finds a new University of Colorado Boulder-led study co-funded by NASA. The study looked at how the greenness of Western U.S. forests is linked to fluctuations in year-to-year snowpack. Read more.

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