Suitability maps (raster format: geotiff) of Betula pubescens, 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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- Liechtenstein, Italy, Jersey, Monaco, Morocco, Croatia, Hungary, Isle of Man, Ireland, United Kingdom, Guernsey, Slovakia, Slovenia, San Marino, Serbia, Romania, Russia, Poland, Portugal, Netherlands, Norway, Åland Islands, Kosovo, Andorra, Albania, Belgium, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Switzerland, Belarus, France, Montenegro, Malta, Algeria, Czechia, Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Spain, Gibraltar, Finland, Estonia, Faroes, Vatican City, Lithuania, Greece, Tunisia, Moldova, Ukraine, Turkey, Latvia, North Macedonia, Luxembourg, Sweden
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)