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Plant-Pollinator Interactions in Montane Meadows at Mount Rainier National Park: Assessing Butterfly Distributions, Phenological Relationships, and Climatic Responses

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Start Date
2015
End Date
2017

Summary

Climate change is expected to result in changes in plant-pollinator interactions, but the severity of these changes is not yet clearly understood. This project will address both spatial and temporal effects of climate change on plant-pollinator interactions by studying butterfly and plant phenology in alpine and subalpine environments of Mount Rainier National Park (MORA). Western Washington University and the National Park Service will collaborate on several project objectives, including conducting field work at multiple meadows at MORA to collect plant and butterfly data, constructing plant phenophase profiles for common forbs, constructing butterfly emergence curves for commonly detected species, developing a MORA subalpine meadow [...]

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Principal Investigator :
John McLaughlin

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DEPTH-2.7.3

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