Beech and Oak distributions
Compare the maps given below: Present distributions of beech and oak throughout Europe are presented on the left side (1a,c). At the right side (1b,d), possible distributions are shown for the year 2080, based on scientific scenarios (see www.alarmproject.net).
Grey: lost areas, dark brown: new areas, orange: remained areas. The scenario A1 refers to unsustainable economic growth strategies and climate warming by 4°C. Results for other scenarios and other tree species you obtain on www.pronas.ufz.de (from February 2010).