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Bioclimatic forecasts, IPSL CM5 model,2040-2069


Original Data Basin Creation Date
2014-02-01 14:56:19
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2014-02-01 14:56:19


270m grids of selected bioclimatic variables used to forecast plant and animal species distributions for the California Deserts. Climate forecasts are based on the Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace (IPSL) CM5 model – RCP 8.5, for the period 2040-2069. Variables include temperature seasonality (bio4) max temperature of the warmest month (bio5), min temperature of the coldest month (bio6), annual precipitation (bio18), growing degree days (bio20), and aridity index (bio24).


Data Owner :
Frank W. Davis
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John Dingman, USGS Water Resources Center, Sacramento, CA<br/>Alan Flint, USGS Water Resources Center, Sacramento, CA<br/>Lorrie Flint, USGS Water Resources Center, Sacramento, CA<br/>Frank W. Davis, UC Santa Barbara
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:34:22 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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UniqueKey Data Basin 02cc9e75d5604e86bc123c71901ee8ff

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