Forest Impacts of Climate Change: Monitoring Indicators

Moose Population

Moose (Alces alces americanus) populations in the Northeast are considered important indicators of long-term forest and ecosystem health. Population metrics can be used to predict future trends in moose populations.

Protocols for Monitoring Moose Population

There are 4 protocols that are used to monitor the indicator: Moose Population. The first three studies on the list below are the most common methods of monitoring in the Northeast region.

Key Metrics for Monitoring Moose Population

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
8
Distribution
6
Fecundity
4
Mortality
5
Occurrence
9
Population Density
7
Survivorship
5

Studies for Monitoring Moose Population

There that monitor the indicator: Moose Population.

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