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Land-Cover Modeling - Bismarck, North Dakota - A1B Scenario

Bismarck, North Dakota
2006 to 2050 Land-cover Change
IPCC SRES A1B Scenario

The IPCC SRES A1B scenario is marked by very high economic growth and a convergence of socioeconomic conditions. Population growth is relatively low, but a convergence of global living standards results in a high per-capita demand for food, fiber, and energy. As a

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Land-Cover Modeling - Washington / Baltimore Area - A2 Scenario

Washington / Baltimore Area
2006 to 2050 Land-cover Change
IPCC SRES A2 Scenario

 

In the IPCC SRES A2 scenario, high population growth, an emphasis on economic growth over environmental conservation, and high demand for food, fiber, and energy resources lead to expansion of the human footprint on the landscape. "Anthropogenic" land

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Land-Cover Modeling - Phoenix, Arizona - B1 Scenario

Phoenix, Arizona
2006 to 2050 Land-cover Change
IPCC SRES B1 Scenario

 

The IPCC SRES B1 scenario focuses on environmentally friendly lifestyles and a global cooperation and communication. Impacts on the natural landscape are minimized as efficiencies in food and energy production are accompanied by more compact urban development.

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Land-Cover Modeling - Alexandria, Louisiana - B2 Scenario

Alexandria, Louisiana
2006 to 2050 Land-cover Change
IPCC SRES B2 Scenario

 

The IPCC SRES B2 scenario focuses on environmentally friendly lifestyles and local solutions to social and environmental problems. The emphasis on regional self-reliance results in a desire for local food and energy products. Environmental impacts on the

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