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Scale-appropriate adaptation strategies and actions in the Northeast and Midwest United States: Chapter 4

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Michelle D. Staudinger, Laura Hilberg, Maria Janowiak, Chris Caldwell, Anthony W. D'Amato, Evan H. Campbell Grant, Radley M. Horton, Rachel A. Katz, Chris Neiil, Keith H. Nislow, Ken Potter, Erika Rowland, Chris Swanston, Frank Thompson, and Kristopher J. Winiarski, 2015, Scale-appropriate adaptation strategies and actions in the Northeast and Midwest United States: Chapter 4: U.S. Department of Interior, Northeast Climate Science Center.

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Climate Change Adaptation is a growing field within conservation and natural resource management. Actions taken toward climate change adaptation account for climate impacts and ecological responses, both current and projected into the future. These actions attempt to accomplish a number of goals, including the conservation of wildlife and ecosystems by reducing vulnerability and increasing resilience.Climate change adaptation strategies and approaches for natural resources can be thought of as part of a continuum of potential actions ranging from 1) options or goals to 2) strategies, 3) approaches, and 4) tactics.There are a range of decision support tools and processes to aid climate change adaptation. This document highlights several [...]

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