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Estimating regional plant biodiversity with GIS modellingAuthor(s): Louis R. Iverson; Anantha M. Prasad; Anantha M. Prasad
Source: Diversity and Distributions. 4: 49-61.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionWe 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).
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CitationIverson, Louis R.; Prasad, Anantha M. 1998. Estimating regional plant biodiversity with GIS modelling. Diversity and Distributions. 4: 49-61.
KeywordsLandscape ecology, spatial statistics, autocorrelation, multiple regression, biodiversity, geographic information system, Illinois Plant Information Network
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