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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
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
HadleyCM3 – A1FI (High, "Harsh") Climate Scenario

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Ranked Maps of the Predictors Used in the Model

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Soil slope (%) of a soil component
Soil slope (%) of a soil component

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


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

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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