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Dozens of red hot spots cover Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. […]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015
Several fires escaped the control of their handlers and spread rapidly across the dry landscape in southern Siberia. […]
Thu, Apr 16, 2015
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Wed, Apr 08, 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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