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33 high-resolution scenarios of land use and vegetation change in the Prairie Potholes of the United States

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Sohl, T.L., Dornbierer, J.M., and Wika, S., 2018, 33 high-resolution scenarios of land use and vegetation change in the Prairie Potholes of the United States: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9YQMNHF.

Summary

A new version of USGS’s FORE-SCE model was used to produce unprecedented landscape projections for four ecoregions in the Prairie Potholes region of Great Plains. The scenarios are consistent with the same scenarios modeled for the Great Plains Landscape Conservation Cooperative region. The projections are characterized by 1) high spatial resolution (30-meter cells), 2) high thematic resolution (29 land use and land cover classes), 3) broad spatial extent (covering approximately 350,000 square kilometers), 4) use of real land ownership boundaries to ensure realistic representation of landscape patterns, and 5) representation of both anthropogenic land use and natural vegetation change. A variety of scenarios were modeled from 2014 [...]

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prairie_potholes_bau_rcp85.zip
“Business-as-usual Scenario - RCP 8.5 Climate”
618.34 MB
prairie_potholes_bau_rcp45.zip
“Business-as-usual Scenario - RCP 4.5 Climate”
620.4 MB
prairie_potholes_bau_meanclim.zip
“Business-as-usual Scenario - Mean Climate”
619.31 MB
prairie_potholes_btu_40_meanclim.zip
“Billion Ton Update $40 Price Scenario - Mean Climate”
627.64 MB
prairie_potholes_btu_40_rcp85.zip
“Billion Ton Update $40 Price Scenario - RCP 8.5 Climate”
626.72 MB
prairie_potholes_btu_40_rcp45.zip
“Billion Ton Update $40 Price Scenario - RCP 4.5 Climate”
628.57 MB
prairie_potholes_btu_60_rcp85.zip
“Billion Ton Update $60 Price Scenario - RCP 8.5 Climate”
622.33 MB
prairie_potholes_btu_60_rcp45.zip
“Billion Ton Update $60 Price Scenario - RCP 4.5 Climate”
624.18 MB
prairie_potholes_btu_60_meanclim.zip
“Billion Ton Update $60 Price Scenario - Mean Climate”
623.24 MB
prairie_potholes_btu_80_rcp45.zip
“Billion Ton Update $80 Price - RCP 4.5 Climate”
627.31 MB
prairie_potholes_btu_80_rcp85.zip
“Billion Ton Update $80 Price - RCP 8.5 Climate”
625.48 MB
prairie_potholes_btu_80_meanclim.zip
“Billion Ton Update $80 Price - Mean Climate”
626.37 MB
prairie_potholes_gcam_26_rcp45.zip
“GCAM 2.6 Scenario - RCP 4.5 Climate”
639.33 MB
prairie_potholes_gcam_26_rcp85.zip
“GCAM 2.6 Scenario - RCP 8.5 Climate”
637.64 MB
prairie_potholes_gcam_26_meanclim.zip
“GCAM 2.6 Scenario - Mean Climate”
638.4 MB
prairie_potholes_gcam_45_rcp45.zip
“GCAM 4.5 Scenario - RCP 4.5 Climate”
633.59 MB
prairie_potholes_gcam_45_meanclim.zip
“GCAM 4.5 Scenario - Mean Climate”
632.59 MB
prairie_potholes_gcam_45_rcp85.zip
“GCAM 4.5 Scenario - RCP 8.5 Climate”
631.9 MB
prairie_potholes_gcam_ref_rcp85.zip
“GCAM Reference Scenario - RCP 8.5 Climate”
624.22 MB
prairie_potholes_gcam_ref_meanclim.zip
“GCAM Reference Scenario - Mean Climate”
625.02 MB
prairie_potholes_gcam_ref_rcp45.zip
“GCAM Reference Scenario - RCP 4.5 Climate”
626.06 MB
prairie_potholes_sres_a1b_meanclim.zip
“SRES A1B Scenario - Mean Climate”
631.42 MB
prairie_potholes_sres_a1b_rcp45.zip
“SRES A1B Scenario - RCP 4.5 Climate”
632.21 MB
prairie_potholes_sres_a1b_rcp85.zip
“SRES A1B Scenario - RCP 8.5 Climate”
630.85 MB
prairie_potholes_sres_a2_rcp85.zip
“SRES A2 Scenario - RCP 8.5 Climate”
626.58 MB
prairie_potholes_sres_a2_meanclim.zip
“SRES A2 Scenario - Mean Climate”
627.2 MB
prairie_potholes_sres_a2_rcp45.zip
“SRES A2 Scenario - RCP 4.5 Climate”
628.02 MB
prairie_potholes_sres_b1_rcp45.zip
“SRES B1 Scenario - RCP 4.5 Climate”
635.72 MB
prairie_potholes_sres_b1_meanclim.zip
“SRES B1 Scenario - Mean Climate”
634.8 MB
prairie_potholes_sres_b1_rcp85.zip
“SRES B1 Scenario - RCP 8.5 Climate”
634.08 MB
prairie_potholes_sres_b2_rcp85.zip
“SRES B2 Scenario - RCP 8.5 Climate”
630.79 MB
prairie_potholes_sres_b2_meanclim.zip
“SRES B2 Scenario - Mean Climate”
631.75 MB
prairie_potholes_sres_b2_rcp45.zip
“SRES B2 Scenario - RCP 4.5 Climate”
633 MB
FAQ_Prairie_Potholes_33_scenarios.html
“FAQ (html format)”
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Metadata_Prairie_Potholes_33_scenarios.html
“Metadata (html format)”
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Metadata_Prairie_Potholes_33_scenarios.xml
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Purpose

The data were produced from the Forecasting Scenarios of land-use (FORE-SCE) model, for the purpose of facilitating research on interactions of land-use change with a host of societal and ecological processes.

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