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Lodgepole pine viability score, 2060 (CGCM3 GCM, A2 emissions scenario)


Original Data Basin Creation Date
2011-02-03 10:32:13
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2011-02-03 10:34:02


This dataset portrays the viability score (scale of 0 - 1.0) for Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) in western North America in 2060, using the Canadian Center of Climate Modeling and Analysis (CGCM3) general circulation model (GCM) and A2 emission scenario (high emissions, regionally diverse world, rapid growth) to model future climate. (From Crookston et al. 2010): To develop the climate profile, we used a data from permanent sample plots largely from Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA, Bechtold and Patterson, 2005) but supplemented with research plot data to provide about 117,000 observations (see Rehfeldt et al., 2006, 2009) describing the presence and absence of numerous species. The Random Forests classification tree of Breiman [...]


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USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station - Moscow Forestry Sciences Laboratory
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:40:40 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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