22. Knowing the Fennoscandian Taiga: Ecohistorical Lessons

  1. John A. Wiens2,3,
  2. Gregory D. Hayward4,5,
  3. Hugh D. Safford6,7 and
  4. Catherine M. Giffen8
  1. Yrjö Haila

Published Online: 8 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118329726.ch22

Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resource Management

Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resource Management

How to Cite

Haila, Y. (2012) Knowing the Fennoscandian Taiga: Ecohistorical Lessons, in Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resource Management (eds J. A. Wiens, G. D. Hayward, H. D. Safford and C. M. Giffen), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118329726.ch22

Editor Information

  1. 2

    PRBO Conservation Science, 3820 Cypress Dr #11, Petaluma, CA 94954, USA

  2. 3

    School of Plant Biology, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 2006, Australia

  3. 4

    USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, 3301 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99504, USA

  4. 5

    USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region, Lakewood, CO 80401, USA

  5. 6

    USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region, Vallejo, CA 94592, USA

  6. 7

    Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA

  7. 8

    USDA Forest Service, National Office Washington, DC, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Regional Studies, University of Tampere 33014, Tampere, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337921

Online ISBN: 9781118329726

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Keywords:

  • Fennoscandian taiga, ecohistorical lessons;
  • forests of northwestern Europe, boreal forest or taiga;
  • ecosocial, heuristics of ecology in human sustenance;
  • cultural resources, and human goals and interests;
  • forest-based, ecological changes in northern European taiga;
  • networks from ecology to economy, to ecology;
  • ecohistorical, social dimension and networks of cooperation;
  • taiga ecological features, and human material success;
  • Fennoscandian forests, and small groups of plants;
  • forests, participants in subsistence networks and practices of people;
  • Knowing the Fennoscandian taiga: ecohistorical lessons

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: Heuristics

  • Networks: From Ecology to Economy to Ecology

  • Flexibilities: What the Taiga Affords

  • Perceptions: What the Taiga was, is, and will be

  • Conclusions

  • References