Drew, C. Ashton

Predictive Species and Habitat Modeling in Landscape Ecology

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Table of contents

1. Introduction. Landscape Modeling of Species and Their Habitats: History, Uncertainty, and Complexity
Yolanda F. Wiersma, Falk Huettmann, C. Ashton Drew

2. Integrating Theory and Predictive Modeling for Conservation Research
Jeremy T. Kerr, Manisha Kulkarni, Adam Algar

3. The State of Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Statistical Modeling
Mevin B. Hooten

4. Proper Data Management as a Scientific Foundation for Reliable Species Distribution Modeling
Benjamin Zuckerberg, Falk Huettmann, Jacqueline Frair

5. The Role of Assumptions in Predictions of Habitat Availability and Quality
Edward J. Laurent, C. Ashton Drew, Wayne E. Thogmartin

6. Insights from Ecological Theory on Temporal Dynamics and Species Distribution Modeling
Robert J. Fletcher, Jock S. Young, Richard L. Hutto, Anna Noson, Christopher T. Rota

7. Focused Assessment of Scale-Dependent Vegetation Pattern
Todd R. Lookingbill, Monique E. Rocca, Dean L. Urban

8. Modeling Species Distribution and Change Using Random Forest
Jeffrey S. Evans, Melanie A. Murphy, Zachary A. Holden, Samuel A. Cushman

9. Genetic Patterns as a Function of Landscape Process: Applications of Neutral Genetic Markers for Predictive Modeling in Landscape Ecology
Melanie A. Murphy, Jeffrey S. Evans

10. Simplicity, Model Fit, Complexity and Uncertainty in Spatial Prediction Models Applied Over Time: We Are Quite Sure, Aren’t We?
Falk Huettmann, Thomas Gottschalk

11. Variation, Use, and Misuse of Statistical Models: A Review of the Effects on the Interpretation of Research Results
Yolanda F. Wiersma

12. Expert Knowledge as a Basis for Landscape Ecological Predictive Models
C. Ashton Drew, Ajith H. Perera

13. Choices and Strategies for Using a Resource Inventory Database to Support Local Wildlife Habitat Monitoring
L. Jay Roberts, Brian A. Maurer, Michael Donovan

14. Using Species Distribution Models for Conservation Planning and Ecological Forecasting
Josh J. Lawler, Yolanda F. Wiersma, Falk Huettmann

15. Conclusion: An Attempt to Describe the State of Habitat and Species Modeling Today
C. Ashton Drew, Yolanda F. Wiersma, Falk Huettmann

Keywords: Life Sciences, Landscape Ecology, Theoretical Ecology/Statistics, Fish & Wildlife Biology & Management, Conservation Biology/Ecology, Nature Conservation, Community & Population Ecology

Publication year
Natural Sciences

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