Accelerating global forest mortality

Friday, 19 December 2014: 1:40 PM
Nathan G McDowell, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, United States
Forest mortality is apparently accelerating globally. The evidence supporting this contention is now substantial, as is the evidence suggesting the acceleration has just begun and will become progressively worse in upcoming decades. I will review the data and models used to make these contentions.