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Table 1 Areas of the five vulnerability classes to future climate exposure, vegetation stability, vegetation productivity and the overlap of the three

From: Assessing the vulnerability of ecosystems to climate change based on climate exposure, vegetation stability and productivity

Vulnerability classesRCP 4.5RCP 8.5
Climate exposureVegetation stabilityVegetation productivityEcosystem vulnerabilityClimate exposureVegetation stabilityVegetation productivityEcosystem vulnerability
(% of the study area)(% of the study area)
Very Low21.89%25.20%85.29%3.08%3.42%28.05%79.25%3.31%
Low11.74%15.17%6.39%39.45%3.31%12.20%3.65%10.38%
Medium58.95%14.03%8.32%57.01%35.80%16.99%15.96%70.01%
High7.41%15.51%0.00%0.46%27.94%13.57%0.91%16.31%
Very High0.00%30.10%0.00%0.00%29.53529.19%0.23%0.00%
  1. Abbreviations: RCP representative concentration pathways