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Modelling Wildlife Distributions Using a Geographic Information System: Kangaroos in Relation to Climate

Paul A. Walker
Journal of Biogeography
Vol. 17, No. 3 (May, 1990), pp. 279-289
Published by: Wiley
DOI: 10.2307/2845124
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2845124
Page Count: 11
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Modelling Wildlife Distributions Using a Geographic Information System: Kangaroos in Relation to Climate
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Abstract

The paper describes how the areal distributions of three kangaroo species (Macropus spp.) in Australia can be re-expressed in terms of their climatic characteristics using the modelling capabilities of SIMPLE. SIMPLE is a computer system which integrates modelling techniques with the data base and mapping functions of a geographic information system. Two modelling techniques suitable for modelling the presence and absence of entities, namely classification trees and logistic regression are explored.

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