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Developing and interpreting species distribution models: a checklist of the basics

By Brendan Wintle (This article was first published in the March 2013 issue of Decision Point, The Monthly Magazine of the Environmental Decisions Group) Species distribution models (SDMs) combine observations of species occurrence or abundance with information about environmental variables to gain ecological insights … Continue reading

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How to link functional traits to species distribution models

Species distribution models turn up in on all sorts of papers these days, from those trying to explain speciation, to those predicting the outcome of climate change. The environmental variables used in such models are often assumed to relate to physiology somehow. But typically this … Continue reading

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