9. Modeling Historical Range of Variability at a Range of Scales: an Example Application

  1. John A. Wiens3,4,
  2. Gregory D. Hayward5,6,
  3. Hugh D. Safford7,8 and
  4. Catherine M. Giffen9
  1. Kevin McGarigal1 and
  2. William H. Romme2

Published Online: 8 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118329726.ch9

Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resource Management

Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resource Management

How to Cite

McGarigal, K. and Romme, W. H. (2012) Modeling Historical Range of Variability at a Range of Scales: an Example Application, 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.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

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

  3. 5

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

  4. 6

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

  5. 7

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

  6. 8

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

  7. 9

    USDA Forest Service, National Office Washington, DC, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Natural Resources Conservation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA

  2. 2

    Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, 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 HRV at a range of scales, an example application;
  • RMLands, simulating vegetation patterns over an 800-year period;
  • appropriate spatial scale, describing HRV in landscape structure;
  • HRV assessment and four essential steps, and SJNF application;
  • choosing the temporal scale of HRV, appropriate state variables;
  • landscape disturbance-succession, RMLands, grid-based, simulation model;
  • climate, role in spatiotemporal characteristics of disturbance regime;
  • model calibration, overlooked or misused in HRV, adjusting parameters;
  • HRV understood within the approach used, and seral stage mapping

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methods

  • Scope and Limitations

  • Major Findings

  • Conclusion

  • References