The purpose of this project,
funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, is to identify the most
resilient terrestrial sites in the Northwest U.S. that will collectively and
individually best sustain native biodiversity even as the changing climate
alters current distribution patterns. The central idea is that by mapping key
geophysical features and evaluating them for landscape characteristics that
buffer against the effects of climate change, we can identify the most
resilient places in ...