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Title Scaling and uncertainty analysis in ecology : methods and applications / edited by Jianguo Wu [and others]
Published Dordrecht, Netherlands : Springer, 2006

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 351 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents CONCEPTS OF SCALE AND SCALING; PERSPECTIVES AND METHODS OF SCALING; UNCERTAINTY ANALYSIS IN ECOLOGICAL STUDIES:AN OVERVIEW; MULTILEVEL STATISTICAL MODELS AND ECOLOGICAL SCALING; DOWNSCALING ABUNDANCE FROM THE DISTRIBUTION OF SPECIES: OCCUPANCY THEORY AND APPLICATIONS; SCALING TERRESTRIAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL PROCESSES CONTRASTING INTACT AND MODEL EXPERIMENTAL SYSTEMS; A FRAMEWORK AND METHODS FOR SIMPLIFYING COMPLEX LANDSCAPES TO REDUCE UNCERTAINTY IN PREDICTIONS; BUILDING UP WITH A TOP-DOWN APPROACH: THE ROLE OF REMOTE SENSING IN DECIPHERING FUNCTIONAL AND STRUCTURAL DIVERSITY
Summary Considers uncertainty and error analysis as an integral part of scaling. This book draws together a series of important case studies to provide a comprehensive review and synthesis of the concepts, theories and methods in scaling and uncertainty analysis. It is of interest to both researchers and practitioners working on landscape issues
Notes Based on a workshop of the same name held September 17-19, 2002, at Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, U.S.A
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Ecology -- Methodology -- Congresses
Ecology -- Statistical methods -- Congresses
Spatial ecology -- Congresses
Scaling (Social sciences) -- Congresses
Uncertainty (Information theory) -- Congresses
Ecology.
Biotic communities.
Ecology
Ecosystem
ecology.
SCIENCE -- Environmental Science (see also Chemistry -- Environmental)
NATURE -- Ecosystems & Habitats -- Wilderness.
NATURE -- Ecology.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Ecology.
Ecology -- Statistical methods.
Spatial ecology.
Scaling (Social sciences)
Uncertainty (Information theory)
Ecology -- Methodology.
Biom├ędecine.
Sciences de la vie.
Ecology -- Methodology.
Ecology -- Statistical methods.
Scaling (Social sciences)
Spatial ecology.
Uncertainty (Information theory)
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congr├Ęs.
Form Electronic book
Author Wu, Jianguo, 1957-
ISBN 9781402046636
1402046634
1402046626
9781402046629
1402046642
9781402046643
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9781280625145
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9786610625147