Category Archives: ARC-CEED

Now you see me, now you don’t: The impact of imperfect detection on species distribution models

By Gurutzeta Guillera-Arroita and José Lahoz-Monfort (This article was first published in the March 2014 issue of Decision Point, The Monthly Magazine of the Environmental Decisions Group) All ecologists know that wildlife surveys are almost never perfect. Individuals are often missed and even whole … Continue reading

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A decision framework driven by the decision makers: Structured Decision Making in environmental management

By Kelly Hunt de Bie and Libby Rumpff (This article was first published in the October 2013 issue of Decision Point, The Monthly Magazine of the Environmental Decisions Group) Managers of the environment are routinely faced with making complex decisions with little information and high … Continue reading

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Recent Qaecologist blog posts (May 2013, Weeks 3 & 4)

Another fortnight has gone by in the QAECO lab and  there is another smorgasbord of science writing for us all to feast on. QAECO PhD student Sana Bau is conducting a study on technical information and conservation decisions and is looking for … Continue reading

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Land abandonment and the decline of the Yellow-bellied toad in Liguria, northern Italy

By Stefano Canessa (This article was first published on the Europe Section of the Society for Conservation Biology Blog) Across Europe, centuries of interactions between low-intensity human activities, such as extensive small-scale farming, and the surrounding environment have created what we … Continue reading

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Recent Qaecologist blog posts (May 2013, Weeks 1 & 2)

QAECO post-doc Cindy Hauser kicked off this months’ blogging with her review of what’s been a good read on the internet during April. Cindy also let us know about a recent meeting of the Malleefowl-minded held in Ouyen. Recent QAECO … Continue reading

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Recent Qaecologist blog posts (April 2013)

April marked the end of visiting PhD student Lucie Bland’s recent stint with the QAECO lab. Since then, she’s sure been busy, but that didn’t stop her from blogging. This month Lucie offers us a critical reading list for machine learning. … Continue reading

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Recent Qaecologist blog posts (March 2013, Weeks 3 & 4)

Another fortnight, another great series of blog posts from members of the QAECO lab. Visiting qaecologist Lucie Bland continues her March hot streak with another four posts. They cover a remarkably diverse range of topics from the ‘rats of Sulawesi’ and … Continue reading

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