U.S. Forest Service and NASA Team up on Climate Change Early Warning System for Forests Print E-mail
NASA finds 2012 sustained long term climate warming trend
Tuesday May 1, 2012

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The Forest Service recently unveiled a product that helps natural resource managers rapidly detect, identify and respond to unexpected changes in the nation's forests by using web-based tools. The satellite-based monitoring and assessment tool aptly called ForWarn, recognizes and tracks potential forest disturbances caused by insects, diseases, wildfires, extreme weather, or other natural or human-caused events believed by many scientists to be caused in part by climate change." Read more.