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Bioclimate forecasts, CCSM-4 model, 2040-2069


Original Data Basin Creation Date
2014-01-28 16:28:18
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2014-01-28 16:28:18


Grids (270m resolution) of selected bioclimatic variables used to forecast plant and animal species distributions for the California Deserts. Climate forecasts are based on the Community Climate System Model (CCSM) 4 – 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<br/>
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:34:23 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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UniqueKey Data Basin 69dbdbcb841e47a18a3d1ec143d1e368

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