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    Author(s): Kevin McGarigal; Ho Yi Wan; Kathy A. Zeller; Brad C. Timm; Samuel A. Cushman
    Date: 2016
    Source: Landscape Ecology. doi: 10.1007/s10980-016-0374-x.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    Scale is the lens that focuses ecological relationships. Organisms select habitat at multiple hierarchical levels and at different spatial and/or temporal scales within each level. Failure to properly address scale dependence can result in incorrect inferences in multi-scale habitat selection modeling studies.

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    McGarigal, Kevin; Wan, Ho Yi; Zeller, Kathy A.; Timm, Brad C.; Cushman, Samuel A. 2016. Multi-scale habitat selection modeling: A review and outlook. Landscape Ecology. doi: 10.1007/s10980-016-0374-x.

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    scale, habitat, habitat selection, resource selection, resource selection function, wildlife habitat relationships, species–environment relationships

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