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Scaling and uncertainty analysis in ecology : methods and applications

Author: Jianguo Wu
Publisher: Dordrecht, Netherlands : Springer, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Considers uncertainty and error analysis as an integral part of scaling. This book draws together a series of important case studies to provide a comprehensive review and synthesis of the concepts, theories and methods in scaling and uncertainty analysis. It is of interest to both researchers and practitioners working on landscape issues.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Scaling and uncertainty analysis in ecology.
Dordrecht, Netherlands : Springer, 2006
(DLC) 2007464595
(OCoLC)69983580
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jianguo Wu
ISBN: 9781402046636 1402046634 1402046626 9781402046629 1402046642 9781402046643 1280625147 9781280625145
OCLC Number: 209937687
Notes: Based on a workshop of the same name held September 17-19, 2002, at Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, U.S.A.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 351 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: CONCEPTS OF SCALE AND SCALING; PERSPECTIVES AND METHODS OF SCALING; UNCERTAINTY ANALYSIS IN ECOLOGICAL STUDIES:AN OVERVIEW; MULTILEVEL STATISTICAL MODELS AND ECOLOGICAL SCALING; DOWNSCALING ABUNDANCE FROM THE DISTRIBUTION OF SPECIES: OCCUPANCY THEORY AND APPLICATIONS; SCALING TERRESTRIAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL PROCESSES CONTRASTING INTACT AND MODEL EXPERIMENTAL SYSTEMS; A FRAMEWORK AND METHODS FOR SIMPLIFYING COMPLEX LANDSCAPES TO REDUCE UNCERTAINTY IN PREDICTIONS; BUILDING UP WITH A TOP-DOWN APPROACH: THE ROLE OF REMOTE SENSING IN DECIPHERING FUNCTIONAL AND STRUCTURAL DIVERSITY.
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