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A system for assessing vulnerability of species (SAVS) to climate change

Karen Elizabeth Bagne

A system for assessing vulnerability of species (SAVS) to climate change

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Published by United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station in Fort Collins, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic factors,
  • Vertebrates

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKaren E. Bagne, Megan M. Friggens, and Deborah M. Finch
    SeriesGeneral technical report RMRS -- GTR-257
    ContributionsFriggens, Megan M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL605 .B28 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi leaf, 28 pages :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25322196M
    LC Control Number2011388837


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A system for assessing vulnerability of species (SAVS) to climate change by Karen Elizabeth Bagne Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Department of, Service, Forest: : BooksCited by: Sustained conservation of species requires integration of future climate change effects, but few tools exist to assist managers.

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Designed for managers, the SAVS is an easily applied tool that uses a questionnaire of 22 predictive criteria to create vulnerability scores. A system for assessing vulnerability of species (SAVS) to climate change. Author translate the responses of terrestrial vertebrate species into scores indicating vulnerability or resilience to climate change.

The SAVS also includes methods for calculating uncertainty, detailed instructions for scoring a species, and guidelines for applying. A range of methods have been developed for climate change vulnerability assessment (CCVA) of species and a large and burgeoning scientific literature is emerging on this subject.

Our motivation for preparing this document is to ease the challenge that conservation practitioners face in interpreting and using the complex and often inconsistent Cited by: Recognition of the increasing impact of climate change on biodiversity has led to the rapid development of a range of different approaches to assessing vulnerability, which variously aim to inform us about which species and ecosystems will be most affected, and how those species and ecosystems will be affected (Pearson et al., ).Cited by: Vulnerability Assessment of Physical Protection Systems guides the reader through the topic of physical security with a unique, detailed and scientific approach.

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Assessing species vulnerability to climate change Article (PDF Available) in Nature Climate Change 5(3) February with 4, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Assessing Vulnerability to Invasion by Nonnative Plant Species at Multiple Spatial Scales Article (PDF Available) in Environmental Management 29(4) April with Reads. The following tools are discussed in relation to their use in Canada: (1) the NatureServe Climate Change Vulnerability Index; (2) the System for Assessing Vulnerability of Species to Climate Change (SAVS); (3) the Forest Tree Genetic Risk Assessment; (4) the Index for Predicting Tree Species Vulnerability; (5) ecological standards developed for Cited by: 8.

The tool uses 22 criteria about vulnerability and responses of the species in questionaire. This provides a framework for assessing vulnerability to climate change by focusing on the effects.

The questionaire should be completed using reputable information from a variety of sources. Vulnerability of Species to Climate Change in the Southwest: Threatened, Endangered, and At-Risk Species at the Barry M. Goldwater Range, Arizona Book. A system for assessing vulnerability of species (SAVS) to climate change Author: Karen Elizabeth Bagne ; Megan M Friggens ; Deborah M Finch ; Rocky Mountain Research Station.

Recently, many tools have been developed for assessing species-specific vulnerability to climate change. These tools are question-based assessments that consider multiple criteria for individual species; the criteria are related to exposure and sensitivity to climate change.

The vulnerability of a population, species, group or system due to climate change is a function of impact of the changes on the evaluated system (exposure and sensitivity) and adaptive capacity as. Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for Species This tool assesses the vulnerability or resilience of species to climate change and is based on four factors: sensitivity, adaptive capacity, exposure and other threats.

Pick a species and fill in the following table, adding details where possible. A few notes to consider before starting. SAVS: A System for Assessing Vulnerability of Species Access SAVS Tool. The Forests Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station has developed a System for Assessing Vulnerability of Species (SAVS) that quantifies the relative impact of expected climate change effects.

This insight has increased the use of ecological information in ecological risk assessment, i.e. for the selection of suitable indicator species (Golden and Rattner, ), development of trait-based ecological risk assessment (e.g. Baird et al., ), and ecological vulnerability analysis for different wildlife species (De Lange et al., ).Cited by: IUCN SSC Guidelines for Assessing Species’ Vulnerability to Climate Change.

Version Occasional Paper of the IUCN Species Survival Commission No. Cambridge, UK and Gland, Switzerland: IUCN Species Survival Commission. x+ by: 1. Hawaii September 3rd The new IUCN Guidelines for Assessing Species’ Vulnerability to Climate Change have been launched today at the IUCN World Conservation Congress.

The guidelines provide the conservation community with a vital tool for that underpins efforts to help species. Table 1. Summary of the species-specific vulnerability assessments System for Assessing NatureServe Climate Vulnerability of Species Change Vulnerability to Climate Change Forest Tree Genetic Index for Predicting Index a (SAVS) b Risk Assessment System c Tree Species Seeds of Success Tool Version Version Version Vulnerability d.

Methodology for Assessing the Vulnerability of Marine Fish and Shellfish Species to a Changing Climate. Wendy E. Morrison, Mark W. Nelson, Jennifer F. Howard, Eric J. Teeters, Jonathan A. Hare, Roger B. Griffis, James D. Scott, and Michael A. Alexander. U.S. Department of Commerce.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. IUCN SSC Guidelines for Assessing Species' Vulnerability to Climate Change the conservation community has begun assessing vulnerability to climate change. This book describes an array of.

Climate change vulnerability assessment of species Wendy B. Foden1,2 Assessing species' vulnerability to climate change is a prerequisite for developing effective strategies to conserve them. The last three decades have seen exponential ing a climate change vulnerability assessment (CCVA) underpins subsequent identification.

Vulnerability Assessment. In order to identify species vulnerability and what conservation action is most needed, their exposure, sensitivity, adaptive capability and adaptation opportunity were assessed, based on a literature review and climate projections, with expert knowledge to fill gaps where possible (Table 1).Cited by: 4.

ECOSYSTEM VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT AND SYNTHESIS: VERSION 1 - FINAL DRAFT i Preface This document is a first assessment of ecological vulnerabilities in northern Wisconsin, with a focus on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest (CNNF).

It includes new information created in conjunction with this effort and synthesizes previous Size: 4MB. The SAVS uses 22 criteria related to expected response or vulnerability of species in a questionnaire to provide a framework for assessing vulnerability to climate change.

The questionnaire is completed using information gathered from published materials, personal knowledge, or expert consultation. An analysis of tree species vulnerability that combines model projections, shifts in hardiness and heat zones, and adaptive capacity showed that 15 percent of the trees currently present in the.

To assess the vulnerability of the selected species, Dee et al. () used a risk assessment method that provides an estimate of relative vulnerability for each species considered.

In the newly-published paper, the Maroon Clownfish, Premnas biaculeatus, is identified as being at risk of over-collection. Vulnerability is the susceptibility of a system to a negative impact. A practical first step in assessing vulnerability is to differentiate between factors that determine exposure and factors that govern sensitivity [19,20].

In this context, sensitivity is considered to be governed by traits that are intrinsic to a species and by exposure to factors that are extrinsic to the species and determined by Cited by: The upper reaches of the Minjiang River (URMR), located on the eastern edge of the Tibetan Plateau in southwestern China, are an important component of the ecological barrier of the Upper Yangtze River Basin.

Climate change and human activities have increased the ecological sensitivity and vulnerability of the region, which may pose a threat to the ecological security of the Yangtze River Cited by: 6. Schematic representation of the framework for estimating the vulnerability of functional diversity (FD) to species loss.

(a) The nestedness matrix can be used to estimate the most plausible order of species loss, with the species that are present Cited by: 9. 7 Table 1. A description of trait categories and vulnerability traits used in the online survey.

8 Table 2. Species vulnerability scores and confidence scores. 15 Table 3. A list of 10 fungi and lichen species that have high vulnerability to climate change. This includes information about which species in the region are most vulnerable or adaptable to environmental impacts of climate change.

The Fish Species Climate Vulnerability Assessment is specifically designed to help: (1) Identify which species or stocks may be most vulnerable with changing climate and ocean conditions; (2) Identify what additional information is needed to understand and.

A vulnerability assessment is the process of identifying, quantifying, and prioritizing (or ranking) the vulnerabilities in a system. Examples of systems for which vulnerability assessments are performed include, but are not limited to, information technology systems, energy supply systems, water supply systems, transportation systems, and communication systems.

Vulnerability—in this case to sunburn—is a function of both sensitivity and expo-sure. Assessing vulnerability thus entails analyzing both the inherent sensitivity of a species or system to likely climate change effects, as well as the likely magnitude or degree of exposure to those effects.

ASSESSING. Fish Species Climate Vulnerability Assessment Methodology To prepare for and respond to current and future changes in climate and oceans, fisheries managers and scientists need tools to identify which fishery resources may be most vulnerable in a changing climate and why.

Urban Water Distribution Networks: Assessing Systems Vulnerabilities and Risks provides a methodology for a system-wide assessment of water distribution networks (WDN) based on component analysis, network topology and, most importantly, the effects of a network's past performance on its seismic and/or non-seismic reliability.

Water distribution networks engineers and system designers. User guide to the FireCLIME Vulnerability Assessment (VA) tool: A rapid and flexible system for assessing ecosystem vulnerability to climate-fire interactions View user guide.

Decision makers need better methods for identifying critical ecosystem vulnerabilities to changing climate and fire regimes. assessing climate risk and vulnerability by system 1. Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) LEG regional training workshop on national adaptation plans (NAPs) for Asia 13 to 16 June Manila, Philippines Assessing climate risk and vulnerability by system.

Climate change vulnerability assessments are commonly used to identify species at risk from global climate change, but the wide range of methodologies available makes it difficult for end users, such as conservation practitioners or policymakers, to decide which method to use as a Cited by: System for Assessing Vulnerability of Species.

Miscellaneous» Unclassified. Add to My List Edit this Entry Rate it: ( / 1 vote) Translation Find a translation for System for Assessing Vulnerability of Species in other languages: Select another language: Select - 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified).The U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service developed the Species Status Assessment (SSA) framework as part of the ongoing effort to improve implementation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and enhance conservation success.

An SSA is a focused, repeatable, and rigorous assessment of a species' ability to maintain self-sustaining populations over time.