Treeline shift rates dataset in the Northern Hemisphere

This is a dataset of treeline shift rates including 143 alpine treeline sites in the Northern Hemisphere. It gives the following information for each treeline site: treeline form, study site, latitude, longitude, reference, tree species, elevation, study period and annual mean elevational shift rate (m/yr).

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Treeline shift rates dataset in the Northern Hemisphere. xlsx

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Lu, X., Liang, E. (2020). Treeline shift rates dataset in the Northern Hemisphere. A Big Earth Data Platform for Three Poles, DOI: 10.11888/Paleoenv.tpdc.270971. CSTR: 18406.11.Paleoenv.tpdc.270971. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

Related Literatures:

1. Lu X, Liang E*, Wang Y, Babst F, Camarero JJ. 2020. Mountain treelines climb slowly despite rapid climate warming. Global Ecology and Biogeography, Doi: 10.1111/GEB.13214.( View Details | Bibtex)

2. Dyola N, Sigdel SR, Liang E, Babst F, Camarero JJ, Aryal S, Chettri N, Gao S, Lu X, Sun J, Wang T, Zhang G, Zhu H, Piao S, Peñuelas J. (2022). Species richness is a strong driver of forest biomass along broad bioclimatic gradients in the Himalayas. Ecosphere, 13:e4107( View Details | Bibtex)

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Geographic coverage
East: 180.00 West: 180.00
South: 0.00 North: 90.00
  • Temporal resolution: 100 year < x < 1000 year
  • Spatial resolution: -
  • File size: 0.024 MB
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  • Access: Requestable
  • Temporal coverage: 1900-01-08 To 2019-01-07
  • Temporal coverage: 2018
  • Updated time: 2022-04-15
: LU Xiaoming   LIANG Eryuan  

Distributor: A Big Earth Data Platform for Three Poles


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