Microclimate - 16,000 years ago Trees migrated behind these...

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1/31/11 Microclimate Climate on forest floor or under a rock Influenced by shade, wind pattern disruption Forest trees dictate the climate below Cleared forest experiences different climates than the interior Low-lying ground is usually wetter
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1/31/11 Long Term Climate Change Continental glaciers began retreating
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Unformatted text preview: 16,000 years ago Trees migrated behind these glaciers In New Hampshire you would have seen Sugar maple 9000 yrs ago Hemlock 7500 yrs ago Beech trees 6500 yrs ago How will Global Warming affect distribution of organisms?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course BIOL 303 taught by Professor Birchard during the Spring '08 term at George Mason.

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