Chapter 25. Climate Envelope Modeling: Inferring the Ranges of Species to Facilitate Biological Exploration, Conservation Planning, and Threat Analysis

  1. James P. Gibbs,
  2. Malcolm L. Hunter Jr. and
  3. Eleanor J. Sterling

Published Online: 26 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319576.ch25

Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management

Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management

How to Cite

Gibbs, J. P., Hunter, M. L. and Sterling, E. J. (2008) Climate Envelope Modeling: Inferring the Ranges of Species to Facilitate Biological Exploration, Conservation Planning, and Threat Analysis, in Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319576.ch25

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405152877

Online ISBN: 9781444319576

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Keywords:

  • climate envelope modeling - biological exploration, conservation planning and threat analysis;
  • basics of climate envelope modeling;
  • climatic adaptation of species;
  • geographic range of species;
  • free GIS program - DIVA-GIS;
  • wild peanut distribution data;
  • distribution modeling and frequency distributions;
  • BIOCLIM model - implemented in DIVA-GIS

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Objective

  • Procedures

  • Expected Products

  • Discussion

  • Making It Happen

  • Further Resources