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The use of portable thermal imaging for estimating deer population density in forest habitats.

Published online: 16 Jan 1998

Authors: Gill, R. M. A. & Thomas, M. L. & Stocker, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The reliability of deer population management could be improved with good density estimates, but current methods are either labour-intensive or suffer...

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Predicting avian patch occupancy in a fragmented landscape: do we know more than we think?

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Shanahan, D. F. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A recent and controversial topic in landscape ecology is whether populations of species respond to habitat fragmentation in a general fashion. Empiric...

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Evaluating tools for the spatial management of fisheries.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Canty, S. W. J. & Truelove, N. K. & Preziosi, R. F. & Chenery, S. & Horstwood, M. A. S. & Box, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ability to define the spatial dynamics of fish stocks is critical to fisheries management. Combating illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing a...

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Assessing the accuracy of species distribution models: prevalence, kappa and the true skill statistic (TSS).

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Allouche, O. & Tsoar, A. & Kadmon, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In recent years the use of species distribution models by ecologists and conservation managers has increased considerably, along with an awareness of ...

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Prediction of National Vegetation Classification communities in the British uplands using environmental data at multiple spatial scales, aerial images and the classifier random forest.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Bradter, U. & Thom, T. J. & Altringham, J. D. & Kunin, W. E. & Benton, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

High-resolution vegetation maps are a valuable resource for conservation, land management and research. In Great Britain, the National Vegetation Clas...

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Remote sensing-based predictors improve distribution models of rare, early successional and broadleaf tree species in Utah.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Zimmermann, N. E. & Edwards, T. C., Jr. & Moisen, G. G. & Frescino, T. S. & Blackard, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Compared to bioclimatic variables, remote sensing predictors are rarely used for predictive species modelling. When used, the predictors represent typ...

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An operational land cover and land cover change toolbox: processing open-source data with open-source software.

Published online: 28 Aug 2022

Authors: Gatis, N. & Carless, D. & Luscombe, D. J. & Brazier, R. E. & Anderson, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Accurate and up-to-date land cover maps are vital for underpinning evidence-based landscape management decision-making. However, the technical skills ...

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Network connectivity and dispersal barriers: using geographical information system (GIS) tools to predict landscape scale distribution of a key predator (Esox lucius) among lakes.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Spens, J. & Englund, G. & Lundqvist, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The keystone piscivore northern pike Esox lucius can structure fish communities, and models predicting pike-focused connectivity will be important for...

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Two basic methodological choices in wildland vegetation inventories: their consequences and implications.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Shute, D. A. & West, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In designing inventories of wildland vegetation, 2 of the many basic methodological choices are whether data are collected, reduced and stored in disc...

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Incorporating distance constraints into species distribution models.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Allouche, O. & Steinitz, O. & Rotem, D. & Rosenfeld, A. & Kadmon, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species distribution models (SDM) are increasingly applied as predictive tools for purposes of conservation planning and management. Such models rely ...

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