Change in trade wind inversion frequency implicated in the decline of an alpine plant

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Literature
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Krushelnycky, P.; Starr, F.; Starr, K.; Longman, R.; Frazier, A.; Loope, L.; Giambelluca T. 2016. Change in trade wind inversion frequency implicated in the decline of an alpine plant. Climate Change Responses. 3. DOI: 10.1186/s40665-016-0015-2.
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2016
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A new study published in Climate Change Responses by University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa researchers shows how shifting atmospheric circulation patterns that may be caused by climate change are
threatening populations of the iconic silversword on Haleakalā. The native plant is found nowhere else in the world.

Category: 
Silversword, Climate Adaptation, Species Range Shift, Species Decline

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