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9-second gridded continental Australia disappearing ecological environments for Reptiles 1990:2050 MIROC5 RCP 8.5 (CMIP5) (GDM: REP_r3_v2)

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9-second gridded continental Australia disappearing ecological environments for Reptiles 1990:2050 MIROC5 RCP 8.5 (CMIP5) (GDM: REP_r3_v2)


Disappearing ecological environments for Reptiles as a function of change in long term (30 year average) climates between the present (1990 centred) and projected future (2050 centred) under the MIROC5 model (RCP 8.5) based on Generalised Dissimilarity Modelling (GDM) of compositional turnover. This metric describes the extent to which the long t... more


Community Ecology, Conservation and Biodiversity, Ecological Impacts of Climate Change, Global Change Biology


http://doi.org/10.4225/08/5487E2D05C241


30 Nov 2014


30 Nov 2014


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Reptiles; generalised dissimilarity model; scaled environmental variables; 1990 climates; historical climates, 2050 future climates; adaptnrm; biodiversity


9sMethodsSummary.pdf


Disappearing ecological environments were calculated using the highly parallel bespoke CSIRO Muru software running on a LINUX high-performance-computing cluster, taking GDM model transformed environmental grids as inputs. The similarity of the most similar future cell to the present environment of each cell was calculated. More detail of the calculations and methods are given in the document “9sMethodsSummary.pdf” provided with the data download. GDM Model: Generalised dissimilarity model of compositional turnover in reptile species for continental Australia at 9 second resolution using ALA data extracted 28 February 2014 (GDM: REP_r3_v2) Climate data. Models were built and projected using: a) 9-second gridded climatology for continental Australia 1976-2005: Summary variables with elevation and radiative adjustment b) 9-second gridded climatology for continental Australia 2036-2065 MIROC5 RCP 8.5 (CMIP5): Summary variables with elevation and radiative adjustment


Tom Harwood, Simon Ferrier, Noboru Ota, Justin Perry, Kristen J Williams


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Harwood, Tom; Williams, Kristen; Ferrier, Simon; Ota, Noboru; Perry, Justin (2014): 9-second gridded continental Australia disappearing ecological environments for Reptiles 1990:2050 MIROC5 RCP 8.5 (CMIP5) (GDM: REP_r3_v2). v2. CSIRO. Data Collection. http://doi.org/10.4225/08/5487E2D05C241


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8°0′0″ S


43°44′33″ S


154°0′0″ E


112°54′0″ E


GDA94


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Tom Harwood


Senior Research Projects Officer





Raster




eng


UTF8


Biota


About this Project

1173.3 Strat: WPC Global Prot Area Ass


This project employs macroecological modelling and analysis techniques pioneered by CSIRO to assess present and future representation of terrestrial biodiversity within the world’s protected-area system. The project aims to address four main questions: 1. How adequately does the world’s protected-area system represent current patterns of compositio... more


Kristen Williams


Biodiversity Impact Analyses


This activity brings together the modelled patterns of species compositional turnover over time with the contextual land use data layers to estimate a range of metrics of projected change for biodiversity for all locations in Australia. The magnitude and character of climatic changes are described for each cell, based on the overall (whole landscap... more


Modelling


CSIRO Muru Software, ArcGIS


Tom Harwood


Kristen Williams


Simon Ferrier


Noboru Ota


Justin Perry


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