Climate change impacts on forestry

  title={Climate change impacts on forestry},
  author={Andrei P. Kirilenko and Roger A. Sedjo},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
  pages={19697 - 19702}
  • A. Kirilenko, R. Sedjo
  • Published 11 December 2007
  • Environmental Science
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Changing temperature and precipitation pattern and increasing concentrations of atmospheric CO2 are likely to drive significant modifications in natural and modified forests. Our review is focused on recent publications that discuss the changes in commercial forestry, excluding the ecosystem functions of forests and nontimber forest products. We concentrate on potential direct and indirect impacts of climate change on forest industry, the projections of future trends in commercial forestry, the… 

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