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Pacific Northwest sea-level rise modelling - Habitat classification for site two (2100, 1.5 meter rise scenario, dikes removed)


Original Data Basin Creation Date
2010-12-10 10:33:18
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2010-12-10 10:35:25


In order to predict the impacts of climate change induced sea-level rise on Pacific Northwest coastal habitats, the Sea Level Affecting Marshes Model (SLAMM) was utilized to simulate future coastal habitat configurations under various sea-level rise scenarios. The model was run for 2025, 2050, 2075, and 2100. Historical or "initial condition" habitat classifications are also available for some sites. The sea-level rise scenarios include: 1. A1B greenhouse gas emission mean : 0.39 meter rise by 2100 2. A1B greenhouse gas emission maximum : 0.69 meter rise by 2100 3. 1 meter rise by 2100 4. 1.5 meter rise by 2100 5. 2 meter rise by 2100 Due to differing site conditions, local sea-level rise varies slightly from these figures, and [...]


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National Wildlife Federation and Warren Pinnacle Consulting, Inc.<br />
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:41:21 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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