Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in the San Francisco Bay Area
The San Francisco Bay Area contains a rich array of plant and animal biodiversity and an extensive open space network, embedded within a major metropolitan area. Terrestrial habitats in the San Francisco Bay Area support a wide range of ecosystem services, including carbon storage, forage production, enhanced water supply and quality, crop pollination, and outdoor recreation.
Author(s): David Ackerly, Rebecca A. Ryalls, Will K. Cornwell, Scott R. Loarie, Sam Veloz, Kelley D. Higgason, Whendee L. Silver, Todd E. Dawson
CIEE Program: Climate Change
Document Type: White Papers
Filename: Impacts of Climate Change on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in the Bay Area.pdf
Publisher: California Energy Commission
Year Published: 2012