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Title Expert knowledge and its application in landscape ecology / Ajith H. Perera, C. Ashton Drew, Chris J. Johnson, editors.
Imprint New York, NY : Springer, ©2012.


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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 307 pages) : illustrations
Series Life sciences
Springer life sciences.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Subject Landscape ecology.
Landscape ecology -- Data processing.
Contents 1. Experts, expert knowledge, and their roles in landscape ecological applications / Ajith H. Perera, C. Ashton Drew, and Chris J. Johnson -- 2. What is expert knowledge, how is such knowledge gathered, and how do we use it to address questions in landscape ecology? / Marissa F. McBride and Mark A. Burgman -- 3. Elicitator: a user-friendly, interactive tool to support scenario-based elicitation of expert knowledge / Samantha Low-Choy, Allan James, Justine Murray, and Kerrie Mengersen -- 4. Elicting expert knowledge of forest succession using an innovative software tool / Michael Drescher, Lisa J. Buse, Ajith H. Perera, and Marc R. Ouellette -- 5. Expert knowledge as a foundation for the management of secretive species and their habitat / C. Ashton Drew and Jaime A. Collazo -- 6. Incorporating expert knowledge in decision-support models for avian conservation / Allison T. Moody and James B. Grand -- 7. An expert=based modeling approach to inform strategic and operational land management decisions for the recovery of woodland caribou / R. Scott McNay -- 8. Using expert knowledge effectively: lessons from species distribution models for wildlife conservation and management / Chris J. Johnson, Michael Hurley, Eric Rapaport, and Michael Pullinger -- 9. Exploring expert knowledge of forest succession: an assessment of uncertainty and a comparison with empirical data / Michael Drescher and Ajith H. Perera -- 10. Assessing knowledge ambiguity in the creation of a model based on expert knowledge and comparison with the results of a landscape succession model in Central Labrador / Frédérik Doyon, Brian R. Sturtevant, Michael J. Papaik, Andrew Fall, Brian Miranda, Daniel D. Kneeshaw, Christian Messier, Marie-Josée Fortin, and Patrick M.A. James -- 11. Use of expert knowledge to develop fuel maps for wildland fire management / Robert E. Keane and Matt Reeves -- 12. Using Bayesian mixture models that combine expert knowledge and GIS data to define ecoregions / Kristin J. Williams, Samantha Low-Choy, Wayne Rochester, and Clair Alston -- 13. Eliciting expert knowledge of ecosystem vulnerability to human stressors to support comprehensive ocean management / Carrie V. Kappel, Benjamin S. Halpern, Kimberly A. Selkoe, and Roger M. Cooke -- 14. Elicitation and use of expert knowledge in landscape ecological applications: a synthesis / Chris J. Johnson, C. Ashton Drew, and Ajith H. Perera.
Summary Annotation Introducing the notion of 'expert knowledge' and examining its role in applications relevant to landscape ecology, this book uses case studies to address a range of topics of interest to landscape ecologists, resource management and conservation professionals.
Other Author Perera, Ajith H.
Drew, C. Ashton (Christina Ashton), 1973-
Johnson, Chris J.
Other Title Springer eBooks
Print version: Expert knowledge and its application in landscape ecology. New York, NY : Springer, ©2012