Table 1

Kappa degree of agreement between global Middle Pliocene mega-biomes reconstructed from published data and model simulations based on different atmospheric CO2 forcing.

regionpre-industrial (280 ppmv)Pliocene (400 ppmv)future scenario A (400 ppmv)future scenario B (560 ppmv)
global0.320.420.360.35
polar and boreal (>60° N/S)−0.020.410.030.35
temperate (23.5°–60° N/S)0.150.360.350.34
tropical (<23.5° N/S)0.060.00−0.020.02