3. Challenges in the Application of Historical Range of Variation to Conservation and Land Management

  1. John A. Wiens4,5,
  2. Gregory D. Hayward6,7,
  3. Hugh D. Safford8,9 and
  4. Catherine M. Giffen10
  1. Gregory D. Hayward6,7,
  2. Thomas T. Veblen1,
  3. Lowell H. Suring2 and
  4. Bob Davis3

Published Online: 8 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118329726.ch3

Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resource Management

Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resource Management

How to Cite

Hayward, G. D., Veblen, T. T., Suring, L. H. and Davis, B. (2012) Challenges in the Application of Historical Range of Variation to Conservation and Land Management, 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.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 4

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

  2. 5

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

  3. 6

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

  4. 7

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

  5. 8

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

  6. 9

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

  7. 10

    USDA Forest Service, National Office Washington, DC, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA

  2. 2

    Northern Ecologic LLC, 10685 County Road A, Suring, WI 54174, USA

  3. 3

    USDA Forest Service, Southwestern Region, 333 Broadway Blvd. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102, USA

  4. 6

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

  5. 7

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

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:

  • issues and challenges, HRV and driving ecosystem change;
  • conservation and land management, and HRV challenges;
  • historical ecology, insights into decision making;
  • natural disturbances in ecosystem conditions/trajectories;
  • HRV assessment, for practitioners and the interested public;
  • HRV conservation/ land-management, climate change and invasive species;
  • value-laden perceptions and science-based, HRV to land management;
  • past stand structures and stand age-class frequency distributions;
  • HRV, past management effects from climate variation effects;
  • spatially, HRV and simulation modeling, solutions to challenges

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Premises of HRV

  • Challenges to Developing HRV Assessments

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References