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Below are Marine, Freshwater, Aridlands, and Forest ecological systems that have been assessed by experts and groups of experts for sensitivity to climate change. For additional information and background context on these systems and our process please visit, Additional Systems Sensitivity Information.

Title Geography Post date Name
Freshwater: Wetlands - Depressional (surface runoff & groundwater), Seasonal, Forested & Unforested PNW 2012-05-23 16:03 Jorge Tomasevic
Forest: North Pacific Oak Woodland Washington State- PNW 2012-12-06 18:27 Derek Churchill
Forest: North Pacific Dry Douglas-fir-Madrone Forest and Woodland Washington State- PNW 2012-12-06 18:20 Derek Churchill
Forest: North Pacific Broadleaf Landslide Forest and Shrubland Washington State- PNW 2012-12-06 18:09 Derek Churchill
Forest: North Pacific Lowland Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest and Woodland Washington State- PNW 2012-12-06 17:54 Derek Churchill
Forest: Unmanaged North Pacific Hypermaritime Sitka Spruce Forest-Western Red-cedar-Western Hemlock Forest Washington State- PNW 2012-12-04 18:22 Derek Churchill
Forest: Managed North Pacific Hypermaritime Sitka Spruce Forest-Western Red-cedar-Western Hemlock Forest Washington State- PNW 2012-12-04 18:34 Derek Churchill
Forest: North Pacific Dry-Mesic and Mesic Western Hemlock-Silver Fir Forest Washington State- PNW 2012-12-04 17:46 Derek Churchill
Marine: Beaches and bluffs PNW 2012-06-01 09:19 Jorge Tomasevic
Marine: Beaches and bluffs PNW 2012-06-01 09:25 Jorge Tomasevic
Marine: Beaches and bluffs PNW 2012-06-01 09:33 Jorge Tomasevic
Marine: Deltas and Estuaries PNW 2012-06-01 09:59 Jorge Tomasevic
Marine: Lagoons and bays PNW 2012-06-01 10:06 Jorge Tomasevic
Marine: Pelagic PNW 2012-06-01 15:10 Jorge Tomasevic
Marine: Rocky shores PNW 2012-06-01 15:20 Jorge Tomasevic
Marine: Subtidal shallow PNW 2012-06-01 15:31 Jorge Tomasevic
Aridlands: Columbia Basin Palouse Prairie PNW 2012-06-01 16:10 Jorge Tomasevic
Aridlands: Northern Rocky Mountain Lower Montane, Foothill, and Valley Grassland PNW 2012-06-01 16:15 Jorge Tomasevic
Aridlands: Northern Rocky Mountain Foothill Conifer Wooded Steppe PNW 2012-06-01 16:18 Jorge Tomasevic
Aridlands: Northern Rocky Mountain Montane-Foothill Deciduous Shrubland PNW 2012-06-01 16:35 Jorge Tomasevic
Aridlands: Inter-Mountain Basins Cliff and Canyon PNW 2012-06-01 16:37 Jorge Tomasevic
Aridlands: Inter-Mountain Basins Semi-Desert Grassland PNW 2012-06-01 16:39 Jorge Tomasevic
Aridlands: Inter-Mountain Basins Semi-Desert Shrub Steppe PNW 2012-06-01 16:41 Jorge Tomasevic
Marine: Beaches and bluffs PNW 2012-06-04 11:16 Jorge Tomasevic
Aridlands: Active and stabilized dunes PNW 2012-06-05 10:01 Jorge Tomasevic
Aridlands: Columbia Basin Foothill & Canyon Dry Grassland PNW 2012-06-05 10:16 Jorge Tomasevic
Aridlands: Columbia Plataeu Scabland Shrubland PNW 2012-06-05 10:21 Jorge Tomasevic
Aridlands: Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe PNW 2012-06-05 10:28 Jorge Tomasevic
Aridlands: Inter-Mountain Basins Big Sagebrush Steppe PNW 2012-06-05 10:35 Jorge Tomasevic
Aridlands: Columbia Plateau Steppe and Grassland PNW 2012-06-05 10:41 Jorge Tomasevic
Aridlands: Columbia Plateau Low Sagebrush Steppe PNW 2012-06-05 10:59 Jorge Tomasevic
Aridlands: Inter-Moutain Basins Big Sagebrush Shrubland PNW 2012-06-05 11:05 Jorge Tomasevic
Forest: Managed North Pacific Maritime Dry & Mesic-Wet Douglas-fir-Western Hemlock Forest Washington State- PNW 2012-12-04 17:02 Derek Churchill
Forest: Unmanaged North Pacific Maritime Dry & Mesic-Wet Douglas-fir-Western Hemlock Forest Washington State- PNW 2012-12-04 16:40 Derek Churchill
Freshwater: Lakes - Oligotrophic, Deep PNW 2012-09-17 11:15 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Lakes - Oligotrophic, Medium depth PNW 2012-09-17 12:22 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Lakes - Oligotrophic, Shallow PNW 2012-09-17 12:28 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Lakes - Mesotrophic, Deep PNW 2012-09-17 12:31 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Lakes - Mesotrophic, Medium depth PNW 2012-09-17 13:18 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Lakes - Mesotrophic, Shallow PNW 2012-09-17 13:21 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Lakes - Eutrophic, Deep PNW 2012-09-17 13:25 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Lakes - Eutrophic, Medium depth PNW 2012-09-17 13:27 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Lakes - Eutrophic, Shallow PNW 2012-09-17 13:30 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Wetlands - Riverine, Semi-permanent/Permanent, Forested & Non-forested PNW 2012-09-17 13:43 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Wetlands - Riverine, Seasonal, Forested & Non-forested PNW 2012-09-17 13:49 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Wetlands - Depressional (surface runoff & groundwater), Semi-permanent/Permanent, Forested & Unforested PNW 2012-09-17 14:08 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Wetlands – Slope/Groundwater, Semi-permanent/Permanent, Forested & Non-forested PNW 2012-09-17 14:14 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Wetlands – Slope/Groundwater, Seasonal, Forested & Non-forested PNW 2012-09-17 14:17 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Rivers - Transitional, Floodplain (braided & non-braided), Forested & Unforested WA 2012-09-17 14:51 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Rivers - Transitional, Non-floodplain, Forested & Unforested WA 2012-09-17 14:55 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Rivers – Rainfall, Floodplain (braided & non-braided), Forested & Unforested WA 2012-09-17 15:02 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Rivers – Rainfall, Non-Floodplain, Forested & Unforested WA 2012-09-17 15:04 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Rivers – Snowmelt, Floodplain (braided & non-braided), Forested & Unforested WA 2012-09-17 15:12 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Rivers – Glacial, Floodplain & Non-floodplain (braided & non-braided), Forested & Unforested WA 2012-09-17 15:17 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Rivers – Snowmelt, Non-Floodplain, Forested & Unforested WA 2012-09-17 15:20 Catherine Reidy...
Freshwater: Rivers - Groundwater, Floodplain & Non-floodplain, Braided & Non-braided), Forested & Unforested WA 2012-09-17 17:01 Catherine Reidy...
Forest: East Cascades Mesic Montane Mixed-Conifer; degraded from altered fire regimes, logging, & grazing Washington State- PNW 2012-12-06 18:42 Derek Churchill
Forest: East Cascades Mesic Montane Mixed-Conifer; restored and fire re-introduced Washington State- PNW 2012-12-06 18:51 Derek Churchill
Forest: Northern Rocky Mountain Mesic Montane Mixed Conifer Forest Washington State- PNW 2012-12-06 19:02 Derek Churchill
Forest: N. Rocky Mountain Dry-Mesic Montane Mixed Conifer; degraded from altered fire regimes, logging, & grazing Washington State- PNW 2012-12-07 10:03 Derek Churchill
Forest: N. Rocky Mountain Dry-Mesic Montane Mixed Conifer; restored and fire re-introduced Washington State- PNW 2012-12-07 10:20 Derek Churchill
Forest: N. Rocky Mountain and East Cascade Ponderosa Pine & Oak-Ponderosa Pine Washington State- PNW 2012-12-07 10:34 Derek Churchill
Forest: Northern Rocky Mountain Western Larch Savanna; degraded from altered fire regimes, logging, & grazing Washington State- PNW 2012-12-07 11:00 Derek Churchill
Forest: Northern Rocky Mountain Western Larch Savanna; restored and fire re-introduced Washington State- PNW 2012-12-07 11:06 Derek Churchill
Forest: Columbia Plateau Western Juniper Woodland and Savanna Washington State- PNW 2012-12-07 11:22 Derek Churchill
Forest: Aspen Forest and Woodland Washington State- PNW 2012-12-07 11:43 Derek Churchill
Forest: North Pacific & Northern Rocky Mountain subalpine parkland Washington State- PNW 2012-12-07 12:01 Derek Churchill
Forest: Rocky Mountain Subalpine Spruce-Fir Washington State- PNW 2012-12-07 12:07 Derek Churchill
Forest: Rocky Mountain Lodgepole Pine Forest Washington State- PNW 2012-12-07 12:23 Derek Churchill
Forest: North Pacific Mountain Hemlock Forest Washington State- PNW 2012-12-07 12:36 Derek Churchill
Forest: North Pacific Lowland Riparian Forest and Shrubland Washington State- PNW 2012-12-11 16:29 Derek Churchill
Forest: North Pacific Montane Riparian Woodland and Shrubland Washington State- PNW 2012-12-11 16:35 Derek Churchill
Forest: Rocky Mountain, Columbia, Great Basin Lower Montan & Foothill Riparian Woodland and Shrubland Washington State- PNW 2012-12-11 16:53 Derek Churchill
Forest: Rocky Mountain Subalpine-Montane Riparian Shrubland & Woodland Washington State- PNW 2012-12-11 17:00 Derek Churchill
Forest: North Pacific & Rocky Mountain Hardwood-Conifer Swamp Washington State- PNW 2012-12-11 17:14 Derek Churchill