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Approaches to Landscape Scale Inference and Study Design

Cunningham, Ross; Lindenmayer, David B

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Human modification of landscapes is a pervasive global issue with major implications for biodiversity conservation and ecological processes. However, the effects of landscape modification can be challenging to quantify. Here we briefly describe the strengths and weaknesses of four types of studies in landscape ecology: observational studies, true experiments, quasi-experiments and natural experiments. Observational investigations are based on the measurement of a given ecosystem or ecological...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/217297
Source: Current Landscape Ecology Reports
DOI: 10.1007/s40823-016-0019-4

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