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Mitchell D. Wong 0000-0002-4800-8410 University of California, Los Angeles Department of Medicine Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research Contribution of major diseases to disparities in mortality
Simon Wong University of California, Berkeley Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management Accumulated winter chill is decreasing in the fruit growing regions of California
Takmeng Wong NASA Langley Research Center Toward optimal closure of the Earth's top-of-atmosphere radiation budget
Theodore Wong Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative Measuring the adaptation gap: A framework for evaluating climate hazards and opportunities in urban areas
Tony E. Wong 0000-0002-7304-3883 The Pennsylvania State University Earth and Environmental Systems Institute Impacts of Antarctic fast dynamics on sea-level projections and coastal flood defense
Marjorie J. Wonham University of Washington Department of Biology INVASION OF COASTAL MARINE COMMUNITIES IN NORTH AMERICA: Apparent Patterns, Processes, and Biases
Carissa L. Wonkka 0000-0003-3901-5261 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Surging wildfire activity in a grassland biome Rangeland responses to predicted increases in drought extremity
Jung-Hun Woo Konkuk University Konkuk University Department of Advanced Technology Fusion Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management Quantification of the impact of climate uncertainty on regional air quality A preliminary synthesis of modeled climate change impacts on U.S. regional ozone concentrations Impacts of global climate change and emissions on regional ozone and fine particulate matter concentrations over the United States
Andrew W. Wood 0000-0002-6231-0085 National Center for Atmospheric Research Research Applications Laboratory University of Washington Department of Civil Engineering University of Washington Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering University of Washington Land Surface Hydrology Research Group University of Washington Seattle A retrospective assessment of National Centers for Environmental Prediction climate model–based ensemble hydrologic forecasting in the western United States Detection and Attribution of Temperature Changes in the Mountainous Western United States Mitigating the Effects of Climate Change on the Water Resources of the Columbia River Basin Attribution of Declining Western U.S. Snowpack to Human Effects Human-Induced Changes in the Hydrology of the Western United States Hydrologic implications of dynamical and statistical approaches to downscaling climate model outputs Projected wetland densities under climate change: Habitat loss but little geographic shift in conservation strategy A Test Bed for New Seasonal Hydrologic Forecasting Approaches in the Western United States A Long-Term Hydrologically Based Dataset of Land Surface Fluxes and States for the Conterminous United States Assessing recent declines in Upper Rio Grande runoff efficiency from a paleoclimate perspective Detection and Attribution of Streamflow Timing Changes to Climate Change in the Western United States
Andy Wood National Center for Atmospheric Research The Great Colorado Flood of September 2013
Anne Michelle Wood University of Oregon Institute of Ecology and Evolution Climatic regulation of the neurotoxin domoic acid
Anthony D. Wood University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography Long-term shifts in the species composition of a coastal fish community
B. Wood Climate and infectious disease: Use of remote sensing for detection of Vibrio cholerae by indirect measurement
Dana Wood BP United States Sources contributing to background surface ozone in the US Intermountain West
Elizabeth Wood Marine Conservation Society One-Third of Reef-Building Corals Face Elevated Extinction Risk from Climate Change and Local Impacts
Eric Wood Princeton University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Continental-scale water and energy flux analysis and validation for the North American Land Data Assimilation System project phase 2 (NLDAS-2): 1. Intercomparison and application of model products
Eric F. Wood 0000-0001-7037-9675 Princeton University Department of Civil Engineering and Operations Research Princeton University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Princeton University Surface soil moisture parameterization of the VIC-2L model: Evaluation and modification Analysis of the Arctic system for freshwater cycle intensification: Observations and expectations Little change in global drought over the past 60 years a267544c-72f7-4fb7-8b2c-71dd7ed48cf2 Evaluation of global observations-based evapotranspiration datasets and IPCC AR4 simulations Streamflow simulation for continental-scale river basins Recent decline in the global land evapotranspiration trend due to limited moisture supply 3.4: Better Seasonal Forecasts with a Multi-Model Ensemble Changes in drought risk over the contiguous United States (1901–2012): The influence of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans A simple hydrologically based model of land surface water and energy fluxes for general circulation models Past and future changes in climate and hydrological indicators in the US Northeast
Eric M. Wood Cornell Lab of Ornithology Phenological Synchrony and Bir...
Julian K. Wood PRBO Conservation Science Climate Change Informatics Group Evaluating Tidal Marsh Sustainability in the Face of Sea-Level Rise: A Hybrid Modeling Approach Applied to San Francisco Bay
Kathryn V. Wood Chesapeake Biological Laboratory Hypoxia in Chesapeake Bay, 1950–2001: Long-term change in relation to nutrient loading and river flow
Michele Wood Nunatsiavut Government Department of Health and Social Development Climate-sensitive health priorities in Nunatsiavut, Canada Protective factors for mental health and well-being in a changing climate: Perspectives from Inuit youth in Nunatsiavut, Labrador
Nathan J. Wood 0000-0002-6060-9729 U.S. Geological Survey nca4 chapter 5 : Land Cover and Land Use Change
Richard A. Wood Met Office Hadley Centre UK Meteorological Office Global and European climate impacts of a slowdown of the AMOC in a high resolution GCM Recent slowing of Atlantic overturning circulation as a recovery from earlier strengthening
Robert A. Wood Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Pest and allergen exposure and abatement in inner-city asthma: A Work Group Report of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Indoor Allergy/Air Pollution Committee
Robert J. Wood National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Cooperative Oxford Laboratory Climate relationships to fecal bacterial densities in Maryland shellfish harvest waters Potential climate-change impacts on the Chesapeake Bay
Spencer A. Wood Natural Capital Project NatCap Coastal habitats shield people and property from sea-level rise and storms
Stepan Wood Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies York University Institute for Research and Innovation in Sustainability IRIS York University Osgoode Hall Law School Effects of climate change on the distribution of invasive alien species in Canada: a knowledge synthesis of range change projections in a warming world
Christopher W. Woodall 0000-0001-8076-6214 U.S. Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis National Program U.S. Forest Service U.S. Forest Service Northern Research Station U.S. Forest Service Northern Research Station Forest Inventory and Analysis Program Monitoring network confirms land use change is a substantial component of the forest carbon sink in the eastern United States Failure to migrate: lack of tree range expansion in response to climate change The impacts of increasing drought on forest dynamics, structure, and biodiversity in the United States Toward inventory-based estimates of soil organic carbon in forests of the United States second-state-carbon-cycle-report-soccr2-sustained-assessment-report chapter 9 : Forests A tale of two forest carbon assessments in the eastern United States: Forest use versus cover as a metric of change Assessing the stability of tree ranges and influence of disturbance in eastern US forests An indicator of tree migration in forests of the eastern United States nca3 chapter 7 : Forests More than the sum of the parts: forest climate response from joint species distribution models second-state-carbon-cycle-report-soccr2-sustained-assessment-report chapter 2 : The North American Carbon Budget
Peter B. Woodbury 0000-0003-3954-7639 Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences U.S. Forest Service Carbon sequestration in the U.S. forest sector from 1990 to 2010 Natural climate solutions
Ben A. Woodcock 0000-0003-0300-9951 Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Declining resilience of ecosystem functions under biodiversity loss
James Woodcock 0000-0003-4769-5375 Cambridge Institute of Public Health Centre for Diet and Activity Research London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Policies for accelerating access to clean energy, improving health, advancing development, and mitigating climate change Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: overview and implications for policy makers Health Cobenefits and Transportation-Related Reductions in Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the San Francisco Bay Area Health impact modelling of active travel visions for England and Wales using an integrated transport and health impact modelling tool (ITHIM) Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: urban land transport
Rebecca Woodgate University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory Analysis of the Arctic system for freshwater cycle intensification: Observations and expectations
Connie A. Woodhouse National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Paleoclimatology Program National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Climatic Data Center The University of Arizona The University of Arizona Department of Geography and Regional Development The University of Arizona Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research The University of Arizona School of Geography and Development University of Colorado Boulder Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research INSTAAR Climate change impacts on Texas water: A white paper assessment of the past, present and future and recommendations for action Updated streamflow reconstructions for the Upper Colorado River Basin Tree rings and multiseason drought variability in the lower Rio Grande Basin, USA Climatic controls on the snowmelt hydrology of the northern Rocky Mountains Temperature as a potent driver of regional forest drought stress and tree mortality Drought, multi-seasonal climate, and wildfire in northern New Mexico Millennial-Length Records of Streamflow From Three Major Upper Colorado River Tributaries1 Increasing influence of air temperature on upper Colorado River streamflow 2000 years of drought variability in the central United States The unusual nature of recent snowpack declines in the North American cordillera Two modes of North American drought from instrumental and paleoclimatic data Long-term aridity changes in the western United States Second century megadrought in the Rio Grande headwaters, Colorado: How unusual was medieval drought? Monitoring and Understanding Changes in Heat Waves, Cold Waves, Floods, and Droughts in the United States: State of Knowledge Megadroughts in North America: placing IPCC projections of hydroclimatic change in a long-term palaeoclimate context A 1,200-year perspective of 21st century drought in southwestern North America Medieval drought in the upper Colorado River Basin
Matthew Woodhouse 0000-0002-9892-4492 University of Leeds Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science University of Leeds School of Earth and Environment Large contribution of natural aerosols to uncertainty in indirect forcing Modelled and observed changes in aerosols and surface solar radiation over Europe between 1960 and 2009
Colin D. Woodroffe 0000-0003-4476-6158 University of Wollongong School of Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences University of Wollongong School of Geography and Sustainable Communities Mangrove biogeography: The role of quaternary environmental and sea-level change Mangrove sedimentation and response to relative sea-level rise
David L. Woodruff University of California, Davis Graduate School of Management Modeling and solving a large-scale generation expansion planning problem under uncertainty
Jonathan D. Woodruff University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Geosciences Atlantic hurricanes and climate over the past 1,500 years Historically unprecedented erosion from Tropical Storm Irene due to high antecedent precipitation Coastal flooding by tropical cyclones and sea-level rise
Rachel Woodruff National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Disease Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases Mycotic Diseases Branch Surveillance for foodborne-disease outbreaks--United States, 1998-2002
Rosalie Woodruff National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Health Impact Assessment of Global Climate Change: Expanding on Comparative Risk Assessment Approaches for Policy Making
Scott D. Woodruff Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences CIRES National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Climatic Data Center Extended Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperature Version 4 (ERSST.v4). Part I: Upgrades and intercomparisons
Sierra C. Woodruff The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology Numerous strategies but limited implementation guidance in US local adaptation plans Looking under the hood of local adaptation plans: shedding light on the actions prioritized to build local resilience to climate change
Alex J. Woods British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development Climate change and forest diseases
Anne M. Woods State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry Adirondack Ecological Center Poleward shifts in breeding bird distributions in New York State
Brian Woods New Mexico Department of Health Environmental Health Epidemiology Bureau Evaluation of a Heat Vulnerability Index on Abnormally Hot Days: An Environmental Public Health Tracking Study
Cian Woods Stockholm University Bolin Centre for Climate Research Stockholm University Department of Meteorology The role of moist intrusions in winter Arctic warming and sea ice decline
Jacquelina W. Woods U.S. Food and Drug Administration Gulf Coast Seafood Laboratory Occurrence of norovirus and hepatitis A virus in U.S. oysters
Jeremy Woods Policies for accelerating access to clean energy, improving health, advancing development, and mitigating climate change
Mark C. Woods Booz Allen Hamilton Cost and Performance Baseline for Fossil Energy Plants Volume 1: Bituminous Coal and Natural Gas to Electricity Revision 2, November 2010. DOE/NETL-2010/1397
Ross Woods 0000-0002-5732-5979 University of Bristol Department of Civil Engineering Dominant flood generating mechanisms across the United States Contributing factors for drought in United States forest ecosystems under projected future climates and their uncertainty
Alistair Woodward 0000-0001-5425-6018 The University of Auckland School of Population Health University of Otago Department of Public Health Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: urban land transport Ciguatera (Fish Poisoning), El Nino, and Pacific Sea Surface Temperatures Public health co-benefits of greenhouse gas emissions reduction: A systematic review The societal costs and benefits of commuter bicycling: Simulating the effects of specific policies using system dynamics modeling
F. Ian Woodward The University of Sheffield Department of Animal and Plant Sciences Carbon residence time dominates uncertainty in terrestrial vegetation responses to future climate and atmospheric CO2 Evaluation of the terrestrial carbon cycle, future plant geography and climate-carbon cycle feedbacks using five Dynamic Global Vegetation Models (DGVMs) Trends in the sources and sinks of carbon dioxide Terrestrial Gross Carbon Dioxide Uptake: Global Distribution and Covariation with Climate
Guy Woodward Queen Mary University of London School of Biological and Chemical Sciences Sentinel systems on the razor's edge: Effects of warming on Arctic geothermal stream ecosystems
Michelle Woodward HR Wallingford Flood and Water Management Adaptive flood risk management under climate change uncertainty using real options and optimization
Philip L. Woodworth National Oceanography Centre Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory Changes in the mesoscale variability and in extreme sea levels over two decades as observed by satellite altimetry Understanding Sea-Level Rise A... Recent global sea level acceleration started over 200 years ago? Changes in extreme high water levels based on a quasi-global tide-gauge data set New data systems and products at the Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level
Phoebe A. Woodworth-Jefcoats National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Marine Biology Graduate Program nca4 chapter 27 : Hawai‘i and US-Affiliated Pacific Islands Ecosystem size structure response to 21st century climate projection: Large fish abundance decreases in the central North Pacific and increases in the California Current Projected expansion of the subtropical biome and contraction of the temperate and equatorial upwelling biomes in the North Pacific under global warming Fishery-induced changes in the subtropical Pacific pelagic ecosystem size structure: Observations and theory Finding the way to the top: How the composition of oceanic mid-trophic micronekton groups determines apex predator biomass in the central North Pacific Climate change is projected to reduce carrying capacity and redistribute species richness in North Pacific pelagic marine ecosystems
Matthew Woody U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development Contribution of regional-scale fire events to ozone and PM2.5 air quality estimated by photochemical modeling approaches
Mark E.J. Woolhouse 0000-0003-3765-8167 University of Oxford Department of Zoology Epidemiological features of epidemic cholera (El Tor) in Zimbabwe
Tim Woollings 0000-0002-5815-9079 University of Oxford Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Planetary Physics University of Reading Persistent extratropical regimes and climate extremes Global and European climate impacts of a slowdown of the AMOC in a high resolution GCM Exploring recent trends in Northern Hemisphere blocking The response of high-impact blocking weather systems to climate change
Daelyn A. Woolnough Trent University Department of Biology Coextirpation of host-affiliate relationships in rivers: the role of climate change, water withdrawal, and host-specificity
R. James Woolsey Booz Allen Hamilton The Age of Consequences: The Foreign Policy and National Security Implications of Global Climate Change
Warren S. Wooster University of Washington School of Marine Affairs Pacific Basin climate variability and patterns of Northeast Pacific marine fish production
Adrienne Wootten 0000-0002-6409-0012 North Carolina State University North Carolina State University Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences North Carolina Climate Office The sensitivity of WRF downscaled precipitation in Puerto Rico to cumulus parameterization and interior grid nudging Downscaling future climate change projections over Puerto Rico using a non-hydrostatic atmospheric model
Guy Wöppelmann Littoral, Environment and Societies LIENSs Vertical land motion as a key to understanding sea level change and variability Reassessment of 20th century global mean sea level rise
Jean B. Worfolk Fitchburg State University Heat waves: Their impact on the health of elders
Thierry M. Work 0000-0002-4426-9090 U.S. Geological Survey National Wildlife Health Center Patterns of Coral Disease across the Hawaiian Archipelago: Relating Disease to Environment Characterizing lesions in corals from American Samoa
Thomas W. Workman University of Florida School of Forest Resources and Conservation Sea-level rise and coastal forest retreat on the West Coast of Florida, USA
Fekede Workneh Texas A&M AgriLife Research Site-specific variable-rate irrigation as a means to enhance water use efficiency
Boris Worm Dalhousie University Department of Biology Creation of a gilded trap by the high economic value of the Maine lobster fishery Global phytoplankton decline over the past century Boyce et al. reply Current and Future Patterns of Global Marine Mammal Biodiversity Marine taxa track local climate velocities Estimating global chlorophyll changes over the past century Marine reserves can mitigate and promote adaptation to climate change
Susan P. Worner Lincoln University Bio-Protection Research Centre Global threat to agriculture from invasive species
Randy W. Worobo Cornell University Department of Food Science New York State Agricultural Experiment Station Landscape and meteorological factors affecting prevalence of three food-borne pathogens in fruit and vegetable farms
Eve Worrall 0000-0001-9147-3388 Liverpool Associates in Tropical Health LATH London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Faculty of Public Health and Policy Improving the cost-effectiveness of IRS with climate informed health surveillance systems El Niño and health
James J. Worrall U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Region Climate change and forest diseases Recent declines of Populus tremuloides in North America linked to climate
Devon Worth Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Boreal lichen woodlands: A possible negative feedback to climate change in eastern North America
Andrew P. Woster University of Colorado Denver Department of Environmental and Occupational Health A systematic review and meta-analysis of ambient temperature and diarrhoeal diseases Untangling the impacts of climate change on waterborne diseases: A systematic review of relationships between diarrheal diseases and temperature, rainfall, flooding, and drought
Susan Wotkyns Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals Northern Arizona University Supplemental material: Climate change impacts on the water resources of American Indians and Alaska Natives in the U.S nca3 chapter 12 : Indigenous Peoples, Lands, and Resources Climate change impacts on the water resources of American Indians and Alaska Natives in the U.S. efa5ba3f-09d3-4c73-9dc7-9029111c0544
B. Michael Wotton Canadian Forest Service Climate Change and Forest Disturbances Impacts of climate change on fire activity and fire management in the circumboreal forest
Bert Wouters 0000-0002-1086-2435 Bristol Glaciology Centre Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences CIRES Delft University of Technology Astrodynamics and Space Missions Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute KNMI University of Bristol School of Geographical Sciences University of Colorado Boulder Department of Physics Limits in detecting acceleration of ice sheet mass loss due to climate variability Partitioning recent Greenland mass loss Spatial and temporal Antarctic Ice Sheet mass trends, glacio-isostatic adjustment, and surface processes from a joint inversion of satellite altimeter, gravity, and GPS data Evidence and analysis of 2012 Greenland records from spaceborne observations, a regional climate model and reanalysis data Dynamic thinning of glaciers on the Southern Antarctic Peninsula
Kateryna Wowk Kateryna Wowk National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Future of our coasts: The potential for natural and hybrid infrastructure to enhance the resilience of our coastal communities, economies and ecosystems
Sean A. Woznicki 0000-0002-0369-2298 Michigan State University Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering National Exposure Research Laboratory Reducing current and future risks: Using climate change scenarios to test an agricultural conservation framework Climate change and livestock: Impacts, adaptation, and mitigation
Anita Wreford 0000-0002-9546-4080 Scottish Agricultural College Are there social limits to adaptation to climate change?
Amos Wright Marine Biological Laboratory Ecosystems Center The effects of eelgrass habitat loss on estuarine fish communities of southern New England
Ben Wright Hazen and Sawyer Investigating the impact of climate change on New York City’s primary water supply
Beverly Wright Deep South Center for Environmental Justice In the Wake of the Storm: Environment, Disaster, and Race After Katrina Race, Place, and Environmental...
Catherine C. Wright University of California, Berkeley Department of Epidemiology Water quality indicators and the risk of illness at beaches with nonpoint sources of fecal contamination
Charles. G. Wright North Carolina State University Department of Entomology Cockroaches as vectors of Salmonella: Laboratory and field trials
Christopher K. Wright South Dakota State University Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence University of Minnesota, Duluth Natural Resources Research Institute Recent land use change in the Western Corn Belt threatens grasslands and wetlands Recent grassland losses are concentrated around U.S. ethanol refineries
David H. Wright California Department of Fish and Wildlife North Central Region Revisiting the past to foretell the future: Summer temperature and habitat area predict pika extirpations in California
David M. Wright University of Michigan University of Michigan Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences Record-setting algal bloom in Lake Erie caused by agricultural and meteorological trends consistent with expected future conditions Sensitivity of lake-effect snowfall to lake ice cover and temperature in the Great Lakes region
Ethan E. Wright National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Centers for Environmental Information NCEI When El Niño rages: How satellite data can help water-stressed islands
Ian Wright 0000-0001-8338-9143 Macquarie University Department of Biological Sciences Global convergence in the vulnerability of forests to drought
James D. Wright Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey Department of Geological Sciences The Phanerozoic record of global sea-level change Evidence for a rapid release of carbon at the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum
Jonathan Wright 0000-0002-5848-4736 Norwegian University of Science and Technology Department of Biology Climate change, breeding date and nestling diet: How temperature differentially affects seasonal changes in pied flycatcher diet depending on habitat variation
Kathleen M. Wright Walter Reed Army Institute of Research Military Psychiatry Branch Psychological responses of rescue workers: Fire fighters and trauma
Kevin M. Wright ICF The Potential Impacts of Global Sea Level Rise on Transportation Infrastructure – Part 1: Methodology
Len Wright Amec, Inc. Earth and Environmental Division Len Wright Estimated effects of climate change on flood vulnerability of U.S. bridges Climate change risks to US infrastructure: Impacts on roads, bridges, coastal development, and urban drainage
Lynn L. Wright Oak Ridge National Laboratory Environmental Sciences Division Biomass as Feedstock for a Bioenerby and Bioproducts Industry: The Technical Feasibility of a Billion-Ton Annual Supply
Richard N. Wright National Institute of Standards and Technology Office of Applied Economics Building and Fire Research Laboratory University of Maryland, College Park Bridging the gap between climate change science and structural engineering practice Adaptive climate risk control of sustainability and resilience for infrastructure systems
Tina Wright Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers Emergency preparedness for vulnerable populations: People with special health-care needs
Jeffrey H. Writer 0000-0002-8585-8166 University of Colorado Boulder Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering U.S. Geological Survey Water treatment implications after the High Park Wildfire, Colorado Wildfire Effects on Source-Water Quality: Lessons from Fourmile Canyon Fire, Colorado, and Implications for Drinking-Water Treatment
Alexandra Wrobel Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission Using traditional ecological knowledge as a basis for targeted forest inventories: Paper birch (Betula papyrifera) in the US Great Lakes region