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Hot, dry scenario forecast of climate suitability for joshua tree (Yucca brevifolia) in the southern Sierra Nevada and Tehachapi Mountains (California, USA) based upon downscaled 2045-2065 MIROC3.2 A2 projections


Original Data Basin Creation Date
2010-08-27 13:47:36
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2010-08-27 13:48:36


The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has derived climate suitability forecasts for most species of trees and shrubs considered to be ecological dominants of terrestrial Californian habitat types. Our plant projections are compiled as decision support tools to help Conservancy project staff, as well as our external partners, develop the necessary plans, priorities and strategies to successfully adapt to uncertain changes in future climate. In the recently completed Southern Sierra Partnership's 2010 Climate-Adapted Conservation Plan for the Southern Sierra Nevada and Tehachapi Mountains, species and habitat forecasts shown here informed the development of a regional conservation design that explicitly incorporates long-term conservation values [...]


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Jason MacKenzie
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The Nature Conservancy's California Climate Adaptation Science Team
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:42:13 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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