Michener, William K.

Ecological Informatics

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Ecological Informatics: An Introduction
Friedrich Recknagel, William K. Michener

Part II. Managing Ecological Data

2. Project Data Management Planning
William K. Michener

3. Scientific Databases for Environmental Research
John H. Porter

4. Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC)
William K. Michener

5. Creating and Managing Metadata
William K. Michener

6. Preserve: Protecting Data for Long-Term Use
Robert B. Cook, Yaxing Wei, Leslie A. Hook, Suresh K. S. Vannan, John J. McNelis

7. Data Discovery
William K. Michener

8. Data Integration: Principles and Practice
Mark Schildhauer

Part III. Analysis, Synthesis and Forecasting of Ecological Data

9. Inferential Modelling of Population Dynamics
Friedrich Recknagel, Dragi Kocev, Hongqing Cao, Christina Castelo Branco, Ricardo Minoti, Saso Dzeroski

10. Process-Based Modeling of Nutrient Cycles and Food-Web Dynamics
George Arhonditsis, Friedrich Recknagel, Klaus Joehnk

11. Uncertainty Analysis by Bayesian Inference
George Arhonditsis, Dong-Kyun Kim, Noreen Kelly, Alex Neumann, Aisha Javed

12. Multivariate Data Analysis by Means of Self-Organizing Maps
Young-Seuk Park, Tae-Soo Chon, Mi-Jung Bae, Dong-Hwan Kim, Sovan Lek

13. GIS-Based Data Synthesis and Visualization
Duccio Rocchini, Carol X. Garzon-Lopez, A. Marcia Barbosa, Luca Delucchi, Jonathan E. Olandi, Matteo Marcantonio, Lucy Bastin, Martin Wegmann

Part IV. Communicating and Informing Decisions

14. Communicating and Disseminating Research Findings
Amber E. Budden, William K. Michener

15. Operational Forecasting in Ecology by Inferential Models and Remote Sensing
Friedrich Recknagel, Philip Orr, Annelie Swanepoel, Klaus Joehnk, Janet Anstee

16. Strategic Forecasting in Ecology by Inferential and Process-Based Models
Friedrich Recknagel, George Arhonditsis, Dong-Kyun Kim, Hong Hanh Nguyen

Part V. Case Studies

17. Biodiversity Informatics
Cynthia S. Parr, Anne E. Thessen

18. Lessons from Bioinvasion of Lake Champlain, U.S.A.
Timothy B. Mihuc, Friedrich Recknagel

19. The Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network
Paul C. Hanson, Kathleen C. Weathers, Hilary A. Dugan, Corinna Gries

20. Long-Term Ecological Research in the Nakdong River: Application of Ecological Informatics to Harmful Algal Blooms
Dong-Gyun Hong, Kwang-Seuk Jeong, Dong-Kyun Kim, Gea-Jae Joo

21. From Ecological Informatics to the Generation of Ecological Knowledge: Long-Term Research in the English Lake District
S. C. Maberly, D. Ciar, J. A. Elliott, I. D. Jones, C. S. Reynolds, S. J. Thackeray, I. J. Winfield

Keywords: Environment, Environmental Management, Ecology, Monitoring/Environmental Analysis, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Database Management

Publication year
3rd ed. 2018
Natural Sciences
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