2011

Predictive Species and Habitat Modeling in Landscape Ecology

Concepts and Applications

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-7389-4 (Print) 978-1-4419-7390-0 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Pages 1-6

    Introduction. Landscape Modeling of Species and Their Habitats: History, Uncertainty, and Complexity

  3. Current State of Knowledge

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

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      Pages 9-28

      Integrating Theory and Predictive Modeling for Conservation Research

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      Pages 29-41

      The State of Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Statistical Modeling

  4. Integration of Ecological Theory into Modeling Practice

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 43-43

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      Pages 45-70

      Proper Data Management as a Scientific Foundation for Reliable Species Distribution Modeling

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      Pages 71-90

      The Role of Assumptions in Predictions of Habitat Availability and Quality

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      Pages 91-107

      Insights from Ecological Theory on Temporal Dynamics and Species Distribution Modeling

  5. Simplicity, Complexity, and Uncertainty in Applied Models

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 109-109

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      Pages 111-138

      Focused Assessment of Scale-Dependent Vegetation Pattern

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      Pages 139-159

      Modeling Species Distribution and Change Using Random Forest

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      Pages 161-188

      Genetic Patterns as a Function of Landscape Process: Applications of Neutral Genetic Markers for Predictive Modeling in Landscape Ecology

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      Pages 189-208

      Simplicity, Model Fit, Complexity and Uncertainty in Spatial Prediction Models Applied Over Time: We Are Quite Sure, Aren’t We?

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      Pages 209-227

      Variation, Use, and Misuse of Statistical Models: A Review of the Effects on the Interpretation of Research Results

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      Pages 229-248

      Expert Knowledge as a Basis for Landscape Ecological Predictive Models

  6. Designing Models for Increased Utility

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 249-249

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 251-270

      Choices and Strategies for Using a Resource Inventory Database to Support Local Wildlife Habitat Monitoring

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 271-290

      Using Species Distribution Models for Conservation Planning and Ecological Forecasting

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 291-298

      Conclusion: An Attempt to Describe the State of Habitat and Species Modeling Today

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 299-313