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Shift in climatic zones, Arctic scenario

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.

Year: 2006

From collection: Arctic conservation collection

Cartographer: Hugo Ahlenius

Tags: polar

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