Appennino centrale: Velino-Duchessa - Italy

Submitted by Italy on Tue, 12/25/2012 - 18:57
Appennino centrale: Velino-Duchessa - Italy
Site Description
The site consists of “orographic islands” with high elevation vegetation in central Mediterranean basin, along the Apennines mountain range.
Besides 55 plots are along two separate elevation transects on the south-western slopes of M.te Morrone (1800-2141 m a.s.l., Montagna della Duchessa, Lazio) and M.te Sevice-M.te Velino (1800-2487m a.s.l., Velino massif, ABRUZZO), including grasslands, open beech forest, timberline and high elevation vegetation.
There is EURO-CORDEX climate scenario data available for this site:
Projected Near Surface Specific Humidity ChangeRCP26RCP45RCP85
Projected Precipitation ChangeRCP26RCP45RCP85
Projected Sea Level Pressure ChangeRCP26RCP45RCP85
Projected Surface Downwelling Shortwave RadiationRCP26RCP45RCP85
Projected Near-Surface Wind SpeedRCP26RCP45RCP85
Projected Near-Surface Air TemperatureRCP26RCP45RCP85
Projected Daily Maximum Near-Surface Air TemperatureRCP26RCP45RCP85
Projected Daily Minimum Near-Surface Air TemperatureRCP26RCP45RCP85

You can also download the entire climate scenario dataset for this site from the EUDAT B2SHARE data store.