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Shift in climatic zones, Arctic scenario

Shift in climatic zones, Arctic scenario

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Uploaded 21 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2006 Author: Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Description:
The scenarios from the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA) project that temperatures will increase dramatically in the Arctic, more than in many other parts of the world. This leads to effects, such as the decrease of area (e.g. tundra) under continous permafrost, the northward move of the tree line and the decrease of Arctic Sea Ice. The synthesis is based on several different models and ensables and this map depicts the situation at the end of this century.
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