Lateral thinking on data to identify climate impacts
Sparks, Tim. 2007 Lateral thinking on data to identify climate impacts. TRENDS in Ecology and Evolution, 22 (4). 169-171. 10.1016/j.tree.2007.01.003Full text not available from this repository.
It has never been more urgent to identify the potential impacts of climate change. In our quest for information, we often rely on records that reveal how organisms and systems responded to past climates. A new study by Miller-Rushing et al. uses some unorthodox archive material (photographs and herbarium specimens) to examine changes in flowering phenology in the USA. Their approach suggests that we have failed to think-outside-the-box and have been overlooking a valuable resource for climate-impact research.
|Item Type:||Publication - Article|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1016/j.tree.2007.01.003|
|Programmes:||CEH Programmes pre-2009 publications > Biodiversity|
|Additional Keywords:||climate change, phenology, data, specimens, flora, photographs|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Meteorology and Climatology
Data and Information
|Date made live:||11 Dec 2007 16:59|
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