Baseline and predicted future climate niches of Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis) based on three general circulation models and two emission scenarios

May 23, 2012 (Last modified Jun 13, 2015)
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This package contains 13 polygon layers representing baseline and predicted future climate niches (2050s & 2080s) of Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis). The modeling algorithm Maxent and the Worldclim predictor set have been used to compute niche projections under two emission scenarios (A1B & A2A) based on three general circulation models (CSIRO, CCCMA & HADCM3). The shapefiles are derived from gridded model outputs with a grid cell resolution of 30 arc-seconds.
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Geos Institute, Leuphana University Lueneburg
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DellaSala, D. A.; Brandt, P.; Koopmann, M.; Leonard, J.; Meisch, C.; Herzog, P.; Alaback, P.; Goldstein, I.; Jovan, S.; Mackinnon, A.; von Wehrden, H. (2015): Climate change may trigger broad shifts in North America’s Pacific coastal rainforests. Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences, DOI:10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.09367-2.
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Geos Institute, Leuphana University Lueneburg
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Creative Commons LicenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 License.
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Patric Brandt
Sustainability Scientist with Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

Currently: Developing targeting & planning approaches for climate-smart landscapes by linking agriculture and forests in Kenya. In the past I was involved in collaborations focusing on ecosystem services & biodiversity of the Pacific coastal rainforest ecosystem in North America. Main topics...