Forest Impacts of Climate Change: Monitoring Indicators

Distribution of Vulnerable Flora

Vulnerable plants and other flora can be impacted more quickly and with more severity than other organisms in a community. Monitoring the spatial distribution of vulnerable flora can help to identify where changes due to climate impacts are occurring.

Protocols for Monitoring Distribution of Vulnerable Flora

Maine Natural Areas Program, Ecological Reserve System is the protocol used for monitoring

Key Metrics for Monitoring Distribution of Vulnerable Flora

The impacts of climate indicators can be measured using different ecological metrics of quantification. The metrics used in a study can affect how it is designed and the questions that it can answer. The information below shows the types of metrics and number of associated protocols that are captured by the data represented in this project. 

Abundance
2
Center of Abundance
1
Distribution
17
Occurrence
2

Studies for Monitoring Distribution of Vulnerable Flora

There that monitor the indicator: Distribution of Vulnerable Flora.

The number of monitoring studies by state, select a state to see list of studies
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