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Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska, Fairbanks 99775, USA
Nature 405:234-42. 2000..The large ecological and societal consequences of changing biodiversity should be minimized to preserve options for future solutions to global environmental problems...
- Resilience and vulnerability of northern regions to social and environmental changeF S Chapin
Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK 99775, USA
Ambio 33:344-9. 2004..This paper summarizes the role of northern regions in the global system and provides a blueprint for assessing the factors that govern their sensitivity to social and environmental change...
- Role of land-surface changes in arctic summer warmingF S Chapin
Institute of Arctic Biology University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775, USA
Science 310:657-60. 2005..The continuation of current trends in shrub and tree expansion could further amplify this atmospheric heating by two to seven times...
- Methane bubbling from Siberian thaw lakes as a positive feedback to climate warmingK M Walter
Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska 99775, USA
Nature 443:71-5. 2006....
- The impact of boreal forest fire on climate warmingJ T Randerson
Department of Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
Science 314:1130-2. 2006..3 +/- 2.2 Watts per square meter) because multidecadal increases in surface albedo had a larger impact than fire-emitted greenhouse gases. This result implies that future increases in boreal fire may not accelerate climate warming...