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Long hours, lots of reading, and collaborating with fellow scientists around the world is some of what goes into overseeing a chapter for the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4). SRS senior research ecologist James Vose was a federal coordinating lead author and chapter lead for Chapter 6 – Forests of the NCA4. SRS senior economist Jeffrey Prestemon served as a chapter author.
- Ecosystem processes at the watershed scale: Influence of flowpath patterns of canopy ecophysiology on emergent catchment water and carbon cycling
Lin, Laurence ; Band, Lawrence E.; Vose, James M.; Hwang, Taehee ; Miniat, Chelcy Ford; Bolstad, Paul V
- Applying climate change risk management tools to integrate streamflow projections and social vulnerability
Saia, Sheila M.; Suttles, Kelly M.; Cutts, Bethany B.; Emanuel, Ryan E.; Martin, Katherine L.; Wear, David N.; Coulston, John W.; Vose, James M.
- Spatiotemporal downscaling of global population and income scenarios for the United States
Wear, David N.; Prestemon, Jeffrey P.
- Planning for an uncertain future: Restoration to mitigate water scarcity and sustain carbon sequestration
Brantley, Steven T.; Vose, James M.; Wear, David N.; Band, Larry
- Classifying forest inventory data into species-based forest community types at broad extents: exploring tradeoffs among supervised and unsupervised approaches
Costanza, Jennifer K.; Faber-Langendoen, Don; Coulston, John W.; Wear, David N.