San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


Managing Climate Change Refugia- Journal Article

August 17, 2016 0:00am

This week a team of researchers supported by the CALCC and Climate Science Center released a study titled "Managing Climate Change Refugia for Climate Adaptation". Climate change refugia refers to areas relatively buffered from contemporary climate change over time that enable persistence of valued physical, ecological, and socio-cultural resources. These areas need to be identified, managed, and conserved for at-risk species. This study sets out, for the first time, specific steps to help identify and manage these more resilient and climate-stable havens for plants, animals, and fishes.

View the article here.