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Estimated migration rates under scenarios of global climate change.Author(s): Jay R. Malcolm; Adam Markham; Ronald P. Neilson; Michael Oaraci
Source: Journal of Biogeography. 29: 835-849
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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DescriptionGreefihouse-induced warming and resulting shifts in climatic zones may exceed the migration capabilities of some species. We used fourteen combinations of General Circulation Models (GCMs) and Global Vegetation Models (GVMs) to investigate possible migration rates required under CO2 doubled climatic forcing.
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CitationMalcolm, Jay R.; Markham, Adam; Neilson, Ronald P.; Oaraci, Michael. 2002. Estimated migration rates under scenarios of global climate change. Journal of Biogeography. 29: 835-849
KeywordsGlobal warming, plant migration, biomes, greenhouse effect, biodiversity
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