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Title: Suitability maps of Tilia cordata (ForestFocus)

Description

Suitability maps (raster format: geotiff) of Tilia cordata, computed using the ForestFocus European dataset of species presence/absence. The adopted suitability model estimates the optimal environmental conditions for European tree species under present and future climates. Available years: 2000, 2020, 2050, 2080. For year 2000 the observed (WorldClim) climate conditions have been used. For years 2020, 2050, 2080 the climate conditions simulated for the climate change scenarios A2 and B2 have been used (by means of the climate models CCCMA, CSIRO, HANDCM3 and of an ensemble model of them).

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  • [Input data] European Soil Database data

    From European Soil Database information on soil parent material has been derived. European Soil Data Centre (ESDAC) Metadata Catalogue contains metadata information on the dataset.

  • [Input data] Forest Focus dataset data

    Regulation (EC) No 2152/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 November 2003 concerning monitoring of forests and environmental interactions in the Community (Forest Focus), repealed by Regulation (EC) No 614/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Financial Instrument for the Environment. Commission Regulation (EC) No 1737/2006 of 7 November 2006...

  • [Input data] SRTM digital elevation model data

    The Shuttle Radar Topography Mission, which produced a high-resolution digital elevation model of the Earth.

  • [Input data] WORLDCLIM dataset data

    WorldClim is a set of global climate layers (climate grids) with a spatial resolution of about 1 square kilometer (30 arc s). Layers are interpolated climate surfaces for global land areas, excluding Antarctica.

Additional information
Last modified 2009-09-18
Issue date 2009-09-18
Landing page http://forest.jrc.ec.europa.eu/activities/climate-change/species-suitability
Temporal coverage

From: 2000-01-01 – To: 2000-12-31

From: 2020-01-01 – To: 2020-12-31

From: 2050-01-01 – To: 2050-12-31

From: 2020-01-01 – To: 2050-12-31

Language English
Data theme(s) Environment
EuroVoc domain(s) 52 ENVIRONMENT; 56 AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHERIES; 64 PRODUCTION, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH
EuroVoc concept(s) biodiversity; climate change; deciduous tree; forest; scientific research
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/c8ee0a9b-36ea-4a66-bf15-ae47741ab20f
Geographic information
Lineage
The suitability model for estimating the optimal environmental conditions for European tree species under present and future climates is described in Casalegno et al. 2010 (where the methodology is exemplified by considering Pinus cembra L. in the Alps and the Carpathian ...
Geographic bounding box

70.09° N, 34.59° E, 34.56° S, -10.58° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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