8. Creating Historical Range of Variation (HRV) Time Series Using Landscape Modeling: Overview and Issues

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

Published Online: 8 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118329726.ch8

Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resource Management

Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resource Management

How to Cite

Keane, R. E. (2012) Creating Historical Range of Variation (HRV) Time Series Using Landscape Modeling: Overview and Issues, 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.ch8

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. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory, 5775 Highway 10 West Missoula, MT 59808, 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:

  • modeling historic variation in future variability, and LANDSUM;
  • creating HRV time series using landscape modeling;
  • simulated HRV time series, user's content with model behavior;
  • simulating HRV, the good and the bad;
  • simulation models, output describing historical variation;
  • weaknesses of HRV simulation, and suitable spatial data lack;
  • trade-offs, model complexity and tenability;
  • landscape simulation models, LFSMs, linked processes of fire in spatial domain;
  • FIRE-BGC, integrating mechanistic FOREST-BGC biogeochemical model;
  • spatial model for HRV, being meaningless without a spatial context

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Simulating HRV: The Good and the Bad

  • Landscape Simulation Models

  • Selecting the Most Appropriate Model

  • Simulation Issues and Limitations

  • Concluding Thoughts

  • References