Climate Change Planning http://kvnf.org en Climate Change Measured on Open Spaces near Aspen http://kvnf.org/post/climate-change-measured-open-spaces-near-aspen <p>In the future, the forests surrounding Aspen will look different. Already, mountain shrubs are replacing some Aspen stands and changing the complexion of the area, likely due to due a warming climate.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Neighboring </span>Pitkin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County is now tracking these shifts on open space properties.&nbsp; Two local non-profit organizations are helping. The new data is thanks to a pair of towers that’s tracking things like soil moisture and temperature.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 17:36:53 +0000 Marci Krivonen 18539 at http://kvnf.org Climate Change Measured on Open Spaces near Aspen