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Assessing the components of adaptive capacity to improve conservation and management efforts under global change

Nicotra, Adrienne; Beever, Erik A.; Robertson, Amanda L.; Hofmann, Gretchen E.; O'Leary, John

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Natural-resource managers and other conservation practitioners are under unprecedented pressure to categorize and quantify the vulnerability of natural systems based on assessment of the exposure, sensitivity, and adaptive capacity of species to climate change. Despite the urgent need for these assessments, neither the theoretical basis of adaptive capacity nor the practical issues underlying its quantification has been articulated in a manner that is directly applicable to natural-resource...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/69695
Source: Conservation Biology
DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12522

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