Effectively Linking Climate Science and Management

  • John E. Gross
  • S. Thomas Olliff


Many agencies and managers recognize the adverse effects of climate change, but they are struggling to find information that helps them understand, plan for, and respond to existing and projected changes. The science of climate change adaptation is still a young and rapidly evolving field. Although there has been explosive growth in information on climate changes, much of the existing information is focused on general issues and at very broad scales that are more relevant to informing policy than to helping place-based resource managers. So, while the effects of climate change are now very well documented, there are still few examples of how to actually do climate adaptation planning for conservation at the scales most relevant to on-the-ground managers.


Adaptive Capacity Vulnerability Assessment Climate Change Adaptation Adaptation Option Climate Adaptation 
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  • John E. Gross
  • S. Thomas Olliff

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