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Research Article

Alpine Cold Vegetation Response to Climate Change in the Western Nyainqentanglha Range in 1972–2009

Table 1

Distribution and change of the fraction of vegetation cover in each elevation zone of the study area from 1977 to 2010.

Elevation (m)30/09/197214/09/199130/08/20091972–19911991–20091972–2009
FV (%)FV (%)FV (%)ΔFV (%)ΔFV (%)ΔFV (%)

>6000000000
5800–60000.173.727.043.553.326.87
5600–58002.67.8213.045.225.2210.44
5400–56008.415.0121.916.616.913.51
5200–540016.5925.833.929.218.1217.33
5000–520022.3435.144.2912.769.1921.95
4800–500027.45 40.20 48.59 12.758.3921.14
4600–480025.27 38.59 48.88 13.3210.2923.61
4400–460022.84 39.23 45.5 16.396.2722.66
4200–440029.0748.553.0419.434.5423.97