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Quantifying variance components in ecological models based on expert opinion.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Czembor, C. A. & Morris, W. K. & Wintle, B. A. & Vesk, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Expert opinion is often relied on to build ecological models when empirical data are absent. Despite widespread use, expert models often ignore uncert...

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Incorporating expert opinion and fine-scale vegetation mapping into statistical models of faunal distribution.

Published online: 15 Aug 2001

Authors: Pearce, J. L. & Cherry, K. & Drielsma, M. & Ferrier, S. & Whish, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abiotic environmental predictors and broad-scale vegetation have been used widely to model the regional distributions of faunal species within foreste...

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FIRETOOL: an expert system for the use of prescribed fires in Brazilian savannas.

Published online: 10 Aug 1996

Authors: Pivello, V. R. & Norton, G. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A prototype expert system, FIRETOOL, was developed to help decision makers and managers use prescribed burns for the ecological management of Brazilia...

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A systems analysis approach to brown planthopper control on rice in Zhejiang Province, China. III. An expert system for making recommendations.

Published online: 09 Feb 1991

Authors: Holt, J. & Cheng, J. A. & Norton, G. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An expert system was constructed to help diagnose problems caused by the delphacid rice pest Nilaparvata lugens in Zhejiang Province, China, and to de...

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Mapping uncertainty: sensitivity of wildlife habitat ratings to expert opinion.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Johnson, C. J. & Gillingham, M. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Expert opinion is frequently called upon by natural resource and conservation professionals to aid decision making. Where species are difficult or exp...

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Creating desirable futures for nature: the Nature Futures Framework.

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Authors: Pereira, L. M. & Davies, K. K. & Belder, E. den & Ferrier, S. & Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen, S. & Kim, H. & Kuiper JanJ. & Okayasu, S. & Palomo, M. G. & Pereira, H. M. & Peterson, G. & Jyothis Sathyapalan & Schoolenberg, M. & Alkemade, R. & Ribeiro, S. C. & Greenaway, A. & Hauck, J. & King, N. & Lazarova, T. & Ravera, F. & Chettri, N. & Cheung, W. W. L. & Hendriks, R. J. J. & Kolomytsev, G. & Leadley, P. & Metzger, J. P. & Ninan, K. N. & Pichs, R. & Popp, A. & Rondinini, C. & Rosa, I. & Vuuren, D. van & Lundquist, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

This paper addresses the question of how a new set of scenarios that respond to these needs can be developed. It outlines the systematic steps to deve...

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Water for food security and nutrition: a report by the high level panel of experts on food security and nutrition May 2015.

Published online: 04 Apr 2018

Content type: Miscellaneous

Water is life: it is integral to human food security and nutrition, and it is the lifeblood of ecosystems upon which all humans depend. Safe drinking ...

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Habitat mapping of coastal wetlands using expert knowledge and Earth observation data.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Adamo, M. & Tarantino, C. & Tomaselli, V. & Veronico, G. & Harini Nagendra & Blonda, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Long-term habitat mapping and change detection are essential for the management of coastal wetlands as well as for evaluating the impact of conservati...

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Success from the bottom. Participatory monitoring and restoration of forests.

Published online: 26 Apr 2017

Authors: Evans, K. A. & Guariguata, M. R.

Content type: Bulletin

This review presents a series of lessons learned, synthesized from reviews of over 100 articles and interviews with experts on forest restoration. The...

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Forests, trees and water on a changing planet: a contemporary scientific perspective.

Published online: 28 Mar 2019

Authors: Creed, I. F. & Noordwijk, M. van

Content type: Bulletin article

This introductory chapter provides details on the following: (i) policy context; (ii) the climate-forest-water-people system; (iii) risks to the clima...

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