Global Vegetation DynamicsConcepts and Applications in the MC1 Model
Geophysical Monograph Series, Band 213 1. Aufl.
|Verlag:||American Geophysical Union|
Global Vegetation Dynamics: Concepts and Applications in MC1 model describes the creation in the mid 1990s, architecture, uses, and limitations of the MC1 dynamic global vegetation model (DGVM) that is being used by an increasing number of research groups around the world. The scientific foundation of most models is often poorly documented and difficult to access, and a centralized source of information for MC1, including the complete list of over eighty papers and reports with MC1 results will be useful to scientists and users who want to better understand the model and the output it generates. Global Vegetation Dynamics: Concepts and Applications in MC1 model will be a valuable resource for students and researchers in the fields of climate change science, conservation science, biogeochemistry and ecology, as well as for land managers looking for a better understanding of the projections of climate change impacts and of the tools that have been developed to produce them.
Contributors vii Preface ix Acknowledgments xi Part I: General Description of the Model MC1 1 History and General Description of the Dynamic Global Vegetation Model MC1Dominique Bachelet 3 2 Historical Climate and Suppression Effects on Simulated Fire and Carbon Dynamics in the Conterminous United StatesJames M Lenihan and Dominique Bachelet 17 3 Challenges and Limitations of Using a DGVM for Local to Regional ApplicationsDominique Bachelet, Brendan M Rogers, and David R Conklin 314 The Making of a Dynamic General Vegetation Model, MC1Ronald P Neilson 41 Part II: Examples of Projects Using MC1 at Various Spatial Scales 5 A Brief Description of the VINCERA Project; Vulnerability and Impacts of North American Forests to Climate Change: Ecosystem Responses and AdaptationDavid T Price, Daniel Scott, Mark R Lomas, Daniel W McKenney, Dominique Bachelet, Raymond J Drapek, James M Lenihan, Ronald P Neilson, F I Woodward, and Jonathan A Foley 61 6 Continent?]wide Simulations of a Dynamic Global Vegetation Model over the United States and Canada under Nine AR4 Future ScenariosRaymond J Drapek, John B Kim, and Ronald P Neilson 73 7 Drivers of Future Ecosystem Change in the US Pacific Northwest: The Role of Climate, Fire, and NitrogenBrendan M Rogers, Dominique Bachelet, Raymond J Drapek, Beverly E Law, Ronald P Neilson, and John R Wells 91 8 Application of MC1 to Wind Cave National Park: Lessons from a Small?]Scale StudyDavid A King, Dominique Bachelet, and Amy J Symstad 115 9 Simulating Effects of Climate and Vegetation Change on Distributions of Martens and Fishers in the Sierra Nevada, California, Using Maxent and MC1Wayne D Spencer, Heather Rustigian?]Romsos, Ken Ferschweiler, and Dominique Bachelet 135 Part III: Packaging MC1 Results to Increase Its Usability by Managers 10 Using a Dynamic Global Vegetation Model to Help Inform Management DecisionsJoshua S Halofsky, Jessica E Halofsky, David R Conklin, Dominique Bachelet, Miles A Hemstrom, Becky K Kerns, and Anita T Morzillo 153 11 Bringing MC1 Model Results to Data Basin to Facilitate Access, Distribution, and InterpretationDominique Bachelet and the CBI Data Basin team 171 Appendix: Publications and Reports Featuring MC1 177 Glossary 183 Index 185
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