Guidelines for Using the NatureServe Climate Change Vulnerability Index Release 3.0

Bruce E. Young

This document explains Release 3.0 of the NatureServe Climate Change Index, how to use it, and how to understand the results.

Read this document to learn:

  • How the Index works
  • Preparing to use the Index: Planning for Project Success
  • Preparing to use the Index: Gathering Information
  • Applying the Index
  • Interpreting your results

NatureServe Author(s)

Citation

  • Young BE, Byers E, Hammerson G, Frances A, Oliver L, and Treher A. 2015. Guidelines for using the NatureServe Climate Change Vulnerability Index Release 3.0. Arlington, VA: NatureServe.