Climate change and nature conservation in Britain and Ireland

MONARCH : modelling natural resource responses to climate change

Publisher: UKCIP in Oxford

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Statementedited by C. Cook and P. A. Harrison. Summary Report.
ContributionsCook, C., Harrison, P. A., UK. Climate Impacts Programme.
The Physical Object
Pagination17p. :
Number of Pages17
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Open LibraryOL18630832M

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The study Modelling Natural Resource Responses to Climate Change (MONARCH) evaluates the impacts of climate change on wildlife and geomorphological features in Britain and Ireland.

Climate change presents threats for some species, as well as opportunities for others. Below is a snapshot of the study findings. Introduction. In Britain and Ireland, protection for nature conservation purposes has largely relied upon the designation of sites for the conservation of habitats and species.

However, the results of predictive models indicate that changes in suitable climate space for individual species will be seen at regional and national scales over the coming by: Climate Change and Nature Conservation in Britain and Ireland: Modelling natural resource responses to climate change (the MONARCH project) Publication Type.

For anyone interested in natural history, Climate Change and British Wildlife is a hugely important read. A painstaking volume of research has evidently been invested in producing this book, with the author's own decades of observation and expertise also playing their part.

In Britain and Ireland, protection for nature conservation purposes has largely relied upon the designation of sites for the conservation of habitats and species. Britain and Ireland. The climate scenarios provide information on many of the climate variables affecting wildlife. However, quantitative data about some important variables are not available in the UKCIP98 scenarios, such as expected changes in snowfall, extreme weather such as storms and many marine variables such as ocean circulation and wave climates.

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MONARCH (Modelling Natural Resource Responses to Climate Change) is a study into the impacts of climate change on nature conservation in Britain and Ireland, being conducted in three phases. Natural populations are responding to global climate change by shifting their geographical distribution and the timing of their growth and reproduction, but for Cited by: MONARCH (Modelling Natural Resource Responses to Climate Change) was a seven-year programme developed to assess the impacts of projected climate change on wildlife in Britain and Ireland.

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles.

CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters. Indirect pressures such as population growth and climate change is likely to bring additional pressures on a number of species and habitats in Ireland.

It is expected that climate change will alter Ireland’s habitats and the distribution of many species into the future. The origins of public interest in nature conservation in Britain go back to the early 19th century when Wordsworth wrote about that Lake District that it is a “sort of national property in which every man has a right and interest who has an eye to perceive and a heart to enjoy” atic conservation efforts only started in the latter half of the 19th century and are reflected in.

A national biodiversity and climate change adaptation plan is being developed for Ireland by the Department of Communications, Climate Action, and Environment.

In order to inform such a plan, it was necessary to review and synthesize some of the recent literature pertaining to the impact of climate change on biodiversity in Ireland. Published research on this topic fell within three broad Cited by: 1.

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We use our excellent monitoring data, at UK and European scales, to detect climate change impacts on wildlife, to predict future impacts and to develop indicators of these impacts. The bad news is that four out of every ten common birds in Britain are declining, notably the nightingale, skylark, swift, guillemot and house sparrow.

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