FIGURE O.6 Percent increase (relative to 1950-2003) in median annual area burned for ecoprovinces of the West with a 1ºC increase in global average temperature. Changes in temperature and precipitation were aggregated to the ecoprovince level using the suite of models in the CMIP3 archive. Climate-fire models were derived from National Clmatic Data Center (NCDC) climate division records and observed area burned data following methods discussed in Littell et al. (2009). {5.4}

FIGURE O.6 Percent increase (relative to 1950-2003) in median annual area burned for ecoprovinces of the West with a 1ºC increase in global average temperature. Changes in temperature and precipitation were aggregated to the ecoprovince level using the suite of models in the CMIP3 archive. Climate-fire models were derived from National Clmatic Data Center (NCDC) climate division records and observed area burned data following methods discussed in Littell et al. (2009). {5.4}



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