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    Author(s): Robert E. Keane
    Date: 2012
    Source: In: Wiens, John A.; Hayward, Gregory D.; Safford, Hugh D.; Giffen, Catherine M., eds. Historical environmental variation in conservation and natural resource management. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. p. 113-127.
    Publication Series: Book Chapter
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    Simulation modeling can be a powerful tool for generating information about historical range of variation (HRV) in landscape conditions. In this chapter, I will discuss several aspects of the use of simulation modeling to generate landscape HRV data, including (1) the advantages and disadvantages of using simulation, (2) a brief review of possible landscape models. and (3) the pitfalls and limitations of the simulation approach. This information provides a reference for planning, preparing, implementing, and interpreting HRV simulations and their results.

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    Keane, Robert E. 2012. Creating historical range of variation (HRV) time series using landscape modeling: Overview and issues [Chapter 8]. In: Wiens, John A.; Hayward, Gregory D.; Safford, Hugh D.; Giffen, Catherine M., eds. Historical environmental variation in conservation and natural resource management. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. p. 113-127.

    Keywords

    historical range of variation (HRV), modeling, landscapes

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