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Ecological Change on California's Channel Islands from the Pleistocene to the Anthropocene

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dc.contributor.author Rick, Torben C. en
dc.contributor.author Sillett, T. Scott en
dc.contributor.author Ghalambor, Cameron K. en
dc.contributor.author Hofman, Courtney A. en
dc.contributor.author Ralls, Katherine en
dc.contributor.author Anderson, R. S. en
dc.contributor.author Boser, Christina L. en
dc.contributor.author Braje, Todd J. en
dc.contributor.author Cayan, Daniel R. en
dc.contributor.author Chesser, R. Terry en
dc.contributor.author Collins, Paul W. en
dc.contributor.author Erlandson, Jon M. en
dc.contributor.author Faulkner, Kate R. en
dc.contributor.author Fleischer, Robert C. en
dc.contributor.author Funk, W. C. en
dc.contributor.author Galipeau, Russell en
dc.contributor.author Huston, Ann en
dc.contributor.author King, Julie en
dc.contributor.author Laughrin, Lyndal en
dc.contributor.author Maldonado, Jesús E. en
dc.contributor.author McEachern, Kathryn en
dc.contributor.author Muhs, Daniel R. en
dc.contributor.author Newsome, Seth D. en
dc.contributor.author Reeder-Myers, Leslie en
dc.contributor.author Still, Christopher en
dc.contributor.author Morrison, Scott A. en
dc.date.accessioned 2015-04-20T15:15:12Z
dc.date.available 2015-04-20T15:15:12Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.citation Rick, Torben C., Sillett, T. Scott, Ghalambor, Cameron K., Hofman, Courtney A., Ralls, Katherine, Anderson, R. S., Boser, Christina L., Braje, Todd J., Cayan, Daniel R., Chesser, R. Terry, Collins, Paul W., Erlandson, Jon M., Faulkner, Kate R., Fleischer, Robert C., Funk, W. C., Galipeau, Russell, Huston, Ann, King, Julie, Laughrin, Lyndal, Maldonado, Jesús E., McEachern, Kathryn, Muhs, Daniel R., Newsome, Seth D., Reeder-Myers, Leslie, Still, Christopher et al. 2014. "<a href="https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/25116">Ecological Change on California&#39;s Channel Islands from the Pleistocene to the Anthropocene</a>." <em>Bioscience</em>. 64 (8):680&ndash;692. <a href="https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biu094">https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biu094</a> en
dc.identifier.issn 0006-3568
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10088/25116
dc.description.abstract Historical ecology is becoming an important focus in conservation biology and offers a promising tool to help guide ecosystem management. Here, we integrate data from multiple disciplines to illuminate the past, present, and future of biodiversity on California&#39;s Channel Islands, an archipelago that has undergone a wide range of land-use and ecological changes. Our analysis spans approximately 20,000 years, from before human occupation and through Native American hunter gatherers, commercial ranchers and fishers, the US military, and other land managers. We demonstrate how long-term, interdisciplinary research provides insight into conservation decisions, such as setting ecosystem restoration goals, preserving rare and endemic taxa, and reducing the impacts of climate change on natural and cultural resources. We illustrate the importance of historical perspectives for understanding modern patterns and ecological change and present an approach that can be applied generally in conservation management planning. en
dc.relation.ispartof Bioscience en
dc.title Ecological Change on California&#39;s Channel Islands from the Pleistocene to the Anthropocene en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.srbnumber 127584
dc.identifier.doi 10.1093/biosci/biu094
rft.jtitle Bioscience
rft.volume 64
rft.issue 8
rft.spage 680
rft.epage 692
dc.description.SIUnit NH-Anthropology en
dc.description.SIUnit NH-Vertebrate Zoology en
dc.description.SIUnit NMNH en
dc.description.SIUnit NZP en
dc.description.SIUnit Peer-reviewed en
dc.citation.spage 680
dc.citation.epage 692

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