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Time of year important in projections of climate change effects on ecosystems

Based on more than 25 years of data, ecologists looked at how droughts and heat waves affect grass growth during different months of the year.
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Climate change could affect future of Lake Michigan basin

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (6 hours ago)

Climate change could lengthen the growing season, make soil drier and decrease winter snowpack in the Lake Michigan Basin by the turn of the century, among other hydrological effects. read more Read Post

Ecosystems Respond to Climate Change Differently as the Seasons Pass

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Planetsave (3 years ago)

Scientists studying the effect of drought and heat waves on grass growth have found that it matters when during the year these events take place, and that each month yields a different effect. “A major challenge in studying climate ... Read Post

Time of year important in projections of climate change effects on ecosystems

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 years ago)

Does it matter whether long periods of hot weather, such as last year's heat wave that gripped the U.S. Midwest, happen in June or July, August or September? Scientists studying the subtle effects of heat waves and droughts say that... Read Post


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