We have compiled a list of USDA Forest Service Tree Atlas model results and adaptability ratings for three physiographic regions in the state of Indiana. Heat and hardiness zone map projections are also described, below:
- Projected Tree Species - State-wide across Indiana
- Projected Tree species - Southern/Central Hardwoods region only
Future Forests of Indiana
Indiana’s Future Forests: A Report from the Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment details how climate may affect Indiana forests by end of century. This report from the Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment (IN CCIA) examines the direct and indirect impacts that climate change is expected to have on Indiana's forests. The report specifically addresses forest regeneration, forest composition, tree growth and harvest, wildlife habitat and forest products.