The Path Forward: Conservation of Climate Change-Affected Breeding Habitat of Red-crowned Cranes near Zhalong Reserve, China
Minghao Gong1*, Shiliang Pang2, Zhongyan Gao2, Wanyu Wen1, Ling Zhang3, Gang Liu1, Huixin Li1, Fawen Qian4 and Wenfeng Wang2
The Songnen Plain study area including the Zhalong Reserve. Inset shows the study area in northeast China.
Current RCC habitat and its suitability to RCC in 2050, as affected by projected climate change in 4 general circulation models (GCMs) in Zhalong Reserve and the study area. GCM abbreviations: BCC-CSM1-1(BC), CCSM4 (CC), HadGEM2-ES (HE), and MPI-ESM-LR (MP).