Small multiple maps of global heating

Small multiple maps of global heating are the most popular way to visualize how average temperatures have risen over time.

The maps show the anomaly of mean temperature for each calendar year, compared to the average over the standard reference period of 1961–1990.

110 years of Australian temperatures
The colors range from dark blue (more than 3 °C below average), through blues and greens (below average), yellow and orange (above average), and on to brown (more than 3 °C above average)
Australia warming mapsSource:

137 years of Germany temperatures
2018 was the hottest year since records started with an average annual temperature of 10.5 ° C. 1940 the coldest with 6.6 ° C.
Germany Warming Maps

50 years of the UK temperatures
UK warming maps

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Ecoclimax is defined by Odum (1969) as the culmination state after a succession in a stabilized ecosystem in which maximum biomass (or high information content) and symbiotic function among organisms is kept per unit of available energy flow.