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Title Predictive species and habitat modeling in landscape ecology : concepts and applications / C. Ashton Drew, Yolanda F. Wiersma, Falk Huettmann, editors.
Imprint New York : Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, ©2011.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 313 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Landscape ecology.
Contents Predictive Species and Habitat Modelingin Landscape Ecology; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Contents; Abbreviations; Chapter 1: Introduction. Landscape Modeling of Species and Their Habitats: History, Uncertainty, and Complexity; 1.1 Where Do We Come from?; 1.2 Where Are We Going?; 1.3 Key Themes; 1.4 Organization of the Book; References; Part I Current State of Knowledge; Chapter 2: Integrating Theory and Predictive Modeling for Conservation Research; Chapter 3: The State of Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Statistical Modeling; Part II Integration of Ecological Theory into Modeling Practice.
Summary Most projects in Landscape Ecology, at some point, define a species-habitat association. These models are inherently spatial, dealing with landscapes and their configurations. Whether coding behavioral rules for dispersal of simulated organisms through simulated landscapes, or designing the sampling extent of field surveys and experiments in real landscapes, landscape ecologists must make assumptions about how organisms experience and utilize the landscape. These convenient working postulates allow modelers to project the model in time and space, yet rarely are they explicitly considered. The.
Other Author Drew, C. Ashton (Christina Ashton), 1973-
Wiersma, Yolanda F. (Yolanda Francine), 1973-
Huettmann, Falk, 1967-
Other Title Printe version: Ti: Predictive species and habitat modeling in landscape ecology : concepts and applications. New York : Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, ©2011 9781441973900