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The need for pluralism in landscape models: a reply to Dunn and Majer

Fischer, Joern; Hobbs, Richard J; Lindenmayer, David

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Dunn and Majer discuss limitations of the continuum model proposed by Fischer and Lindenmayer and describe a new patch-based model. We argue that a range of landscape models are required to solve different problems and meet particular objectives of land management or conservation. The key issue is not whether one type of model is superior to another, but rather: what are the particular strengths and limitations of a particular model? And, given these, under what circumstances will a particular...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/25822
Source: Oikos
DOI: 10.1111/j.2007.0030-1299.16133.x

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