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Improved probability of detection of ecological "surprises"

Lindenmayer, David; Likens, Gene E.; Krebs, C.J.; Hobbs, Richard

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Ecological "surprises" are defined as unexpected findings about the natural environment. They are critically important in ecology because they are catalysts for questioning and reformulating views of the natural world, help shape assessments of the veracity of a priori predictions about ecological trends and phenomena, and underpin questioning of effectiveness of resource management. Despite the importance of ecological surprises, major gaps in understanding remain about how studies might be...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/61118
Source: PNAS - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1015696107

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