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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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The impact of uncertainty on cooperation intent in a conservation conflict.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Pollard, C. R. J. & Redpath, S. & Bussière, L. F. & Keane, A. & Thompson, des B. A. & Young, J. C. & Bunnefeld, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Stakeholder cooperation can be vital in managing conservation conflicts. Laboratory experiments show cooperation is less likely in the presence of unc...

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Weighing the unknowns: value of information for biological and operational uncertainty in invasion management.

Published online: 11 Oct 2021

Authors: Li ShouLi & Keller, J. & Runge, M. C. & Shea, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The management of biological invasions is a worldwide conservation priority. Unfortunately, decision-making on optimal invasion management can be impe...

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Uncertainty in population estimates: a meta-analysis for petrels.

Published online: 02 Aug 2021

Authors: Bird, J. P. & Woodworth, B. K. & Fuller, R. A. & Shaw, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Population estimates are commonly generated and used in conservation science. All estimates carry inherent uncertainty, but little attention has be...

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Robust decisions for declaring eradication of invasive species.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Rout, T. M. & Thompson, C. J. & McCarthy, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive species threaten biodiversity, and their eradication is desirable whenever possible. Deciding whether an invasive species has been successful...

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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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Managing wildlife populations with uncertainty: cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Smith, G. C. & Parrott, D. & Robertson, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Managing wildlife populations for conservation, control or harvesting involves uncertainty. Nevertheless, decisions need to be made based on the avail...

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Bioclimate envelope model predictions for natural resource management: dealing with uncertainty.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Mbogga, M. S. & Wang XianLi & Hamann, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bioclimate envelope models are widely used to predict the potential distribution of species under climate change, but they are conceptually also suita...

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Is forest insurance a relevant vector to induce adaptation efforts to climate change?

Published online: 20 Jul 2016

Authors: Brunette, M. & Couture, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Context: one of the challenges of forest adaptation to climate change is to encourage private forest owners to implement adaptation strategies. Aims: ...

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Integrating ecological uncertainty and farm-scale economics when planning restoration.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Dorrough, J. & Vesk, P. A. & Moll, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many ecological management problems involve assessing competing options based on the trade-off between economic costs and short- and long-term probabi...

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