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Recent elevated dieback of aspen after severe droughts in the 2000s has prompted concern about the future of aspen in a changing climate. I will give an overview of what we know and don't know about drought stress on aspen physiology and mortality, and what this means for the future of aspen forests in a changing climate.

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Oct 20, 2015
William R.L. Anderegg

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Fire & Climate
Aspen woodland

NRFSN number: 13663
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