Projected changes in location of forest cover in Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge and Alakai Swamp, Hawai‘i


Figure 4-11 Projected changes in the location of the forest cover under current conditions and with a 2°C warming of the climate. Yellow lines indicate places at 63° F (17° C) on average, under current conditions and after 2° C (3.6° F) global warming. While lines indicate locations averaging 55° F (13° C) now and after 2° C (3.6° F) global warming. Changes are shown for Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge (blue boundary) on Hawai‘i, and the Alakai swamp region on the island of Kaua’i.

(From Benning et al., 2002 © National Academy of Sciences.)

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