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Habitat suitability modelling of rare species using Bayesian networks: Model evaluation under limited data

Hamilton (Chen), Serena; Pollino, Carmel; Jakeman, Anthony

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Paucity of data on rare species is a common problem, preventing the use of most approaches to model development and evaluation. This study demonstrates how models can be developed and different forms of evaluation can be performed despite a lack of sufficient data, by presenting a habitat suitability model for the rare Astacopsis gouldi, the giant freshwater crayfish. We use a Bayesian network approach that readily incorporates incomplete data and allows for the evaluation of uncertainties. To...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/66481
Source: Ecological Modelling
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2014.12.004

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