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Table 3 Paludification level (% of the territory) of the Gordon Cosens forest according to the base index and the combination of the base index with climate change

From: Forecasting the development of boreal paludified forests in response to climate change: a case study using Ontario ecosite classification

Paludification level   Base index Base index + climate change
Current 1 2041 2071 2100 2041 2071 2100
Not paludified 57.8 57.8 46.1 31.4 57.8 57.8 57.8
Nearly paludified 0.0 0.0 11.7 26.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
Paludified 42.2 42.2 42.2 42.2 42.2 42.2 42.2
  1. 1Based on the Ontario’s 2004 Forest Resource Inventory.