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Titel (primär) Modelling species' distributions
Titel (sekundär) Modelling complex ecological dynamics: an introduction into ecological modelling for students, teachers & scientists
Autor Dormann, C.F.;
Herausgeber Jopp, F.; Reuter, H.; Breckling, B.;
Erscheinungsjahr 2011
Department CLE;
Sprache englisch;
Abstract Species distribution models have become a commonplace exercise over the last 10 years, however, analyses vary due to different traditions, aims of applications and statistical backgrounds. In this chapter, I lay out what I consider to be the most crucial steps in a species distribution analysis: data pre-processing and visualisation, dimensional reduction (including collinearity), model formulation, model simplification, model type, assessment of model performance (incl. spatial autocorrelation) and model interpretation. For each step, the most relevant considerations are discussed, mainly illustrated with Generalised Linear Models and Boosted Regression Trees as the two most contrasting methods. In the second section, I draw attention to the three most challenging problems in species distribution modelling: identifying (and incorporating into the model) the factors that limit a species range; separating the fundamental, realised and potential niche; and niche evolution.

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Dormann, C.F. (2011):
Modelling species' distributions
In: Jopp, F., Reuter, H., Breckling, B. (eds.)
Modelling complex ecological dynamics: an introduction into ecological modelling for students, teachers & scientists
Springer, Heidelberg, p. 179 - 196