The principles of forecasting the geom structure of the Prebaikalia under climate change

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Abstract

We consider some methodological principles of forecasting changes in the geom structure of the Prebaikalia’s territory under climatic warming. A forecast is made by using a GIS that was created on the basis of the landscape map for the southern part of East Siberia. The identified spatial connections of geoms, the characteristic altitudes at which each geom is located, and the location structures of geom units in altitude serve as a basis for forecasting.

Keywords

landscape structure ecological niches geom complex factor location forecast 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Geography, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesIrkutskRussia

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