Habitat Suitability and Distribution Models

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serval:BIB_3FAB3A5E3652
Type
Book:A book with an explicit publisher.
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Publications
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Title
Habitat Suitability and Distribution Models
Author(s)
Guisan A., Thuiller W., Zimmermann N.E.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
ISBN
9780521758369
9781139028271
Publication state
Published
Issued date
2017
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Series
Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation
Language
english
Number of pages
465
Notes
With contributions by Valeria Di Cola, Damien Georges and Achilleas Psomas
Abstract
This book introduces the key stages of niche- based habitat suitability model building, evaluation and prediction required for understanding and predicting future patterns of species and biodiversity. Beginning with the main theory behind ecological niches and species distributions, the book proceeds through all major steps of model building, from conceptualization and model training to model evaluation and spatio- temporal predictions. Extensive examples using R support graduate students and researchers in quantifying ecological niches and predicting species distributions with their own data, and help to address key environmental and conservation problems. Reflecting this highly active field of research, the book incorporates the latest developments from informatics and statistics, as well as using data from remote sources such as satellite imagery. A website at www.unil.ch/ hsdm contains the codes and supporting material required to run the examples and teach courses. All three authors are recognized specialists of and have contributed substantially to the development of spatial prediction methods for species’ habitat suitability and distribution modeling. They published a large number of papers, overall cumulating tens of thousands of citations, and are ISI Highly Cited Researchers.
Keywords
Species distribution models, SDM, ecological niche models, ENM, resource selection functions, RSF, habitat suitability models, HSM, Climate Envelope models, CEM, spatial prediction, predictive biogeography
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