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Ecological niches and geographic distributions

Author: A Townsend Peterson
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2011.
Series: Monographs in population biology, 49.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on correlative approaches known as ecological niche modeling, species distribution modeling, or habitat suitability modeling, which use associations between known occurrences of species and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ecological niches and geographic distributions.
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, ©2011
(OCoLC)761318478
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A Townsend Peterson
ISBN: 9780691136868 0691136866 9780691136882 0691136882
OCLC Number: 724664003
Description: x, 314 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
pt. 1. Theory. Concepts of niches --
Niches and geographic distributions --
pt. 2. Practice. Niches and distributions in practice: overview --
Species' occurrence data --
Environmental data --
Modeling ecological niches --
From niches to distributions --
Evaluating model performance and significance --
pt. 3. Applications. Introduction to applications --
Discovering biodiversity --
Conservation planning and climate change effects --
Species' invasions --
The geography of disease transmission --
Linking niches with evolutionary processes --
Conclusions.
Series Title: Monographs in population biology, 49.
Responsibility: A. Townsend Peterson [and others].

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