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Spatial complexity, informatics, and wildlife conservation

Author: Samuel A Cushman; Falk Huettmann
Publisher: Tokyo : Springer, ©2010.
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This book covers the interplay between theory, data and analytical methodology in the fields of animal ecology, conservation and management. Topics include landscape ecology, remote sensing, spatial  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Geographic information systems
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel A Cushman; Falk Huettmann
ISBN: 9784431877707 4431877703
OCLC Number: 914251254
Description: 458 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface Part I Theory and Practice 1 Introduction: Ecological Knowledge, Theory and Information in Space and Time Samuel A. Cushman and Falk Huettmann 2 Space and Time in Ecology: Noise or Fundamental Driver? Samuel A. Cushman 3 The Problem of Ecological Scaling in Spatially Complex, Nonequilibrium Ecological Systems Samuel A. Cushman, Jeremy Littell, and Kevin McGarigal 4 Landscape Ecology: Past, Present, and Future Samuel A. Cushman, Jeffery S. Evans, and Kevin McGarigal 5 The Gradient Paradigm: A Conceptual and Analytical Framework for Landscape Ecology Samuel A. Cushman, Kevin Gutzweiler, Jeffrey S. Evans, and Kevin McGarigal Part II Method and Data 6 Data on Distribution and Abundance: Monitoring for Research and Management Samuel A. Cushman and Kevin S. McKelvey 7 Animal Movement Data: GPS Telemetry, Autocorrelation and the Need for Path-Level Analysis Samuel A. Cushman 8 Using a Random Forest Model and Public Data to Predict the Distribution of Prey for Marine Wildlife Management Steffen Oppel and Falk Huettmann 9 Landscape Genomics: A Brief Perspective Michael K. Schwartz, Gordon Luikart, Kevin S. McKelvey,and Samuel A. Cushman 10 Spatial Information Management in Wildlife Ecology: Adding Spatially Explicit Behaviour Data to the Equation? Kim Jochum and Falk Huettmann 11 Critical Remote Sensing Contributions to Spatial Wildlife Ecological Knowledge and Management Gregory J. McDermid, Nicholas C. Coops, Michael A. Wulder, Steven E. Franklin, and Nicole E. Seitz 12 Spatial Data Management Through Metadata: Global Concepts, Formats, Tools and Requirements Vivian Hutchison 13 Free Database Availability, Metadata and the Internet: An Example of Two High Latitude Components of the Census of Marine Life Bodil Bluhm, David Watts, and Falk Huettmann 14 Components of Spatial Information Management in Wildlife Ecology: Software for Statistical and Modeling Analysis Hawthorne L. Beyer, Jeff Jenness, and Samuel A. Cushman 15 Spatial Analysis of Wildlife Distribution and Disease Spread Marie-Josee Fortin, Mark R.T. Dale, and Stefania Bertazzon 16 Current State of the Art for Statistical Modelling of Species Distributions Troy M. Hegel, Samuel A. Cushman, Jeffery Evans, and Falk Huettmann 17 Landscape Genetics Kevin S. McKelvey, Samuel A. Cushman, and Michael K. Schwartz Part III Examples 18 Using Geographical Mapping and Occupancy Modeling to Study the Distribution of the Critically Endangered Leopard (Panthera pardus) Population in Armenia Igor G. Khorozyan, Alexander G. Malkhasyan, Shushanik G. Asmaryan, and Alexei V. Abramov 19 Mapping Landscape Resistance to Identify Corridors and Barriers for Elephant Movement in Southern Africa Samuel A. Cushman, Michael Chase, and Curtice Griffin 20 Habitat Fragmentation Effects Depend on Complex Interactions Between Population Size and Dispersal Ability: Modeling Influences of Roads, Agriculture and Residential Development Across a Range of Life-History Characteristics Samuel A. Cushman, Bradley W. Compton, and Kevin McGarigal 21 Linking Cetaceans to Their Environment: Spatial Data Acquisition, Digital Processing and Predictive Modeling for Marine Spatial Planning in the Northwest Atlantic Simon J. Pittman and Bryan Costa 22 Multi-spectral Satellite-Airborne Management of Ice Form Marine Mammals and Their Habitat in the Presence of Climate Change Using a 'Hot Spots' Approach Vladimir V. Melentyev and Vladimir I. Chernook 23 How Spatial Information Contributes to the Conservation and Managemen
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