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By Meghan M. Dalton, Philip Mote, Amy K. Snover

ISBN-10: 1597264261

ISBN-13: 9781597264266

ISBN-10: 1610915127

ISBN-13: 9781610915120

Climate swap within the Northwest: Implications for Our Landscapes, Waters, and Communities is geared toward assessing the kingdom of information approximately key weather affects and outcomes to varied sectors and groups within the northwest usa. It attracts on a wealth of peer-reviewed literature, previous state-level overview experiences carried out for Washington (2009) and Oregon (2010), in addition to a risk-framing workshop. As an overview, it goals to be consultant (though now not exhaustive) of the main weather switch matters as mirrored within the starting to be physique of Northwest weather swap technological know-how, affects, and variation literature now available.
This record will function an up to date source for scientists, stakeholders, choice makers, scholars, and group contributors drawn to knowing and getting ready for weather swap affects on Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. This extra certain, foundational file is meant to aid the foremost findings offered within the Northwest bankruptcy of the 3rd nationwide weather Assessment. 

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2. Treaty Ceded Lands. Washington State Historic Tribal Lands (Tribal Areas of Interest. Washington Department of Ecology) ‘ŽŠ•‘ȱ˜ȱ‘Žȱ ŠŽ›œȱŠ—ȱŽŒ˜œ¢œŽ–œȱ‘Ž¢ȱ’—‘Š‹’ǯȱŽŒ›ŽŠœ’—ȱ™ ȱ’œȱŠ•›ŽŠ¢ȱŠœœ˜Œ’ŠŽȱ ’‘ȱ˜‹œŽ›ŸŽȱŽŒ•’—Žœȱ’—ȱ‘ŽȱŠ‹ž—Š—ŒŽȱŠ—ȱ–ŽŠ—ȱœ’£Žȱ˜ȱ–žœœŽ•œȱ›˜–ȱŠ˜˜œ‘ȱ œ•Š—ȱ ˜—ȱ‘ŽȱŠ”Š‘ȱŽœŽ›ŸŠ’˜—ȱ’—ȱŠœ‘’—˜—ǯȱŠ›–Ž›ȱŠ’›ȱŽ–™Ž›Šž›Žœȱ‘ŠŸŽȱ•Žȱ˜ȱŠȱŽcrease in the vertical extent of the California mussel in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Tribal coastal infrastructure and ecosystems are threatened by sea level rise, storm surge, and increasing wave heights.

Agriculture is both impacted by and contributes to climate change. There are opportunities to reduce Northwest agriculture’s contribution to climate change. 1) ™™˜›ž—’’Žœȱ˜ȱ–’’ŠŽȱŽ–’œœ’˜—œȱ’—ȱ‘Žȱ˜›‘ Žœȱ’—Œ•žŽȱ›ŽžŒ’—ȱ’••ŠŽȱǻ ‘’Œ‘ȱ ’—Œ›ŽŠœŽœȱŒŠ›‹˜—ȱœ˜›ŠŽȱ’—ȱ‘Žȱœ˜’•Ǽǰȱ’–™›˜Ÿ’—ȱ—’›˜Ž—ȱŽ›’•’£Š’˜—ȱŽĜŒ’Ž—Œ¢ȱ˜ȱ•’–’ȱ nitrous oxide production and release to the atmosphere (nitrous oxide is a greenhouse gas), and capturing methane emissions from manure. Mitigation strategies may have co‹Ž—Žęœȱ‘Šȱ‘Ž•™ȱ ’‘ȱŠŠ™Š’˜—ǰȱœžœŠ’—Š‹’•’¢ȱŠ—ȱ™›˜ęŠ‹’•’¢ȱ˜ȱŠ›–’—ǯ Northwest agriculture may be well positioned to adapt autonomously to climate Œ‘Š—Žœȱ žŽȱ ˜ȱ ‘Žȱ ̎¡’‹•Žȱ —Šž›Žȱ ˜ȱ Š›’Œž•ž›Žȱ ’—ȱ ›Žœ™˜—’—ȱ ˜ȱ ŸŠ›’Š‹•Žȱ ŽŠ‘Ž›ȱ conditions and the relatively moderate projected impacts for the Northwest region.

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