A diagram illustrates the current conditions of the forest and shrub ecosystem on Assateague Island and shows the impacts climate change will likely have on native species in this area.

Climate Change Impacts on Assateague's Forest Ecosystem

A diagram illustrates the current conditions of the forest and shrub ecosystem on Assateague Island and shows the impacts climate change will likely have on native species in this area.

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Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2014-06-27
AlbumHuman > Climate Change
TypeGraphic
Project(s)Assateague Island National Seashore Climate Change
Dimensions1000 x 910
Filesize595 kB
Number of Downloads56
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionJane Hawkey, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)