Climate change could ‘profoundly’ change Yellowstone ecosystem


Westerling’s co-authors on the study were Monica Turner, the Eugene P. Odum professor of ecology at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and a member of the National Academy of Sciences; Erica Smithwick, an assistant professor of geography and ecology at Pennsylvania State University; Mike Ryan, a research ecologist in the U.S. Forest Service; and Bill Romme, professor emeritus at Colorado State University.