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white oak (Quercus alba) Model Reliability: High Model Reliability High

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Current Distribution Maps for white oak

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>Current Forest Inventory and Analysis for white oak
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Current Forest Inventory and Analysis

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Climate Change Scenario Maps Model Reliability High

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Hadley - High Scenario for white oak
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HadleyCM3 – A1FI (High, "Harsh") Climate Scenario

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Ranked Maps of the Predictors Used in the Model

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Potential Changes in Abundance and Range (Future)

GCM SCENARIO % Area Occ Ave IV Sum IV Future/Current IV
Actual FIA 47.3 5.9 27,070 NA
Modelled Current 64.5 4.5 28,284 NA
GCM3Avg-Lo 71.3 4 28,055 0.99
GCM3Avg-Hi 74 3.6 26,192 0.93
PCM-Lo 71.5 4.1 28,929 1.02
PCM-Hi 74.4 3.9 28,372 1
GFDL-Lo 72 4.1 29,010 1.03
GFDL-Hi 87.8 3.5 30,395 1.07
Hadley-Lo 70.9 3.8 26,405 0.93
Hadley-Hi 73.6 3.5 24,910 0.88


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This is an updated version of the Climate Change Tree Atlas. You can view the previous white oak page, or browse the previous Tree Atlas.

About white oak

Family:  Fagaceae

Guild: persistent, large-seeded, advance growthdependent

Functional Lifeform: large deciduous tree

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Climate Change Adaptability

6.1 1.66
1.00 Model Reliability High

MODFACs
What traits will impact white oak's ability to adapt to climate change, and in what way?:


 Positive Traits

  • Environment habitat specificity
  • Edaphic specificity
  • Temperature gradient
  • Fire topkill

 Negative Traits

  • Insect pests
  • Disease

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