Estimating regional plant biodiversity with GIS modelling
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Diversity and Distributions. 4: 49-61.
We analyzed a statewide species database together with a county-level geographic information system to build a model based on well-surveyed areas to estimate species richness in less surveyed counties. The model involved GIS (Arc/Info) and statistics (S-PLUS), including spatial statistics (S+SpatialStats).
KeywordsLandscape ecology; spatial statistics; autocorrelation; multiple regression; biodiversity; geographic information system; Illinois Plant Information Network
Iverson, Louis R.; Prasad, Anantha M. 1998. Estimating regional plant biodiversity with GIS modelling. Diversity and Distributions. 4: 49-61.
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