Disproportionate magnitude of climate change in United States national parks

  title={Disproportionate magnitude of climate change in United States national parks},
  author={Patrick Gonzalez and Fuyao Wang and Michael Notaro and Daniel J. Vimont and John W. Williams},
  journal={Environmental Research Letters},
Anthropogenic climate change is altering ecological and human systems globally, including in United States (US) national parks, which conserve unique biodiversity and resources. Yet, the magnitude and spatial patterns of climate change across all the parks have been unknown. Here, in the first spatial analysis of historical and projected temperature and precipitation across all 417 US national parks, we show that climate change exposes the national park area more than the US as a whole. This… 

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