Skip to Main Content
Classification and regression treesAuthor(s): G. G. Moisen
Source: In: Jørgensen, Sven Erik; Fath, Brian D. (Editor-in-Chief). Encyclopedia of Ecology, volume 1. Oxford, U.K.: Elsevier. p. 582-588.
Publication Series: Book Chapter
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
PDF: Download Publication (149.76 KB)
DescriptionFrequently, ecologists are interested in exploring ecological relationships, describing patterns and processes, or making spatial or temporal predictions. These purposes often can be addressed by modeling the relationship between some outcome or response and a set of features or explanatory variables.
- You may send email to email@example.com to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationMoisen, G. G. 2008. Classification and regression trees. In: Jorgensen, Sven Erik; Fath, Brian D., eds. Encyclopedia of Ecology, Volume 1. Oxford, U.K.: Elsevier. p. 582-588.
Keywordsclassification, regression, modeling, forest mapping, ecological data
- Personal wilderness relationships: Building on a transactional approach
- Threats and changes affecting human relationships with wilderness: Implications for management
- Global plant trait relationships extend to the climatic extremes of the tundra biome
XML: View XML