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A new measure of longitudinal connectivity for stream networks
Habitat connectivity is a central factor in shaping aquatic biological communities, but few tools exist to describe and quantify this attribute at a network scale in riverine systems. Here, weExpand
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Birding 2.0: Citizen Science and Effective Monitoring in the Web 2.0 World
The amateur birding community has a long and proud tradition of contributing to bird surveys and bird atlases. Coordinated activities such as Breeding Bird Atlases and the Christmas Bird Count areExpand
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Barriers to fish passage and barriers to fish passage assessments: the impact of assessment methods and assumptions on barrier identification and quantification of watershed connectivity
Barriers (culverts and dams) can impede fish passage and affect the overall habitat connectivity of rivers. However, a challenge lies in how to conceptualize and adequately measure passability atExpand
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The IQ of the Crowd: Understanding and Improving Information Quality in Structured User-Generated Content
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This paper defines crowd information quality crowd IQ, empirically examines implications of class-based modeling approaches for crowdIQ, and offers a path for improving crowd IQ using instance-and-attribute based modeling. Expand
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Predictive species and habitat modeling in landscape ecology : concepts and applications
Foreword (Jianguo Liu*) Introduction (Ashton Drew*, Falk Huettmann*, Yolanda Wiersma*) Current State of Knowledge 1. Statistical, ecological and data models (Nicolette Cagle, Mike Austin) 2. TheExpand
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Emerging problems of data quality in citizen science.
The role of citizen science in research and natural resource monitoring and management is increasing, as evidenced by the growing number of peer-reviewed publications (including a special section inExpand
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The Impact of Conceptual Modeling on Dataset Completeness: A Field Experiment
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This paper investigates the impact of conceptual modeling on the information completeness dimension of information quality in the context of user-generated content. Expand
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Benefits and drawbacks of two modelling approaches for a generalist carnivore: can models predict where Wile E. Coyote will turn up next?
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We compare two sets of models for predicting geographic occupancy of the eastern coyote (Canis latrans) on the island of Newfoundland, Canada. Expand
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Evaluating the Barrier Assessment Technique Derived from FishXing Software and the Upstream Movement of Brook Trout through Road Culverts
AbstractAnthropogenic barriers to fish passage, such as culverts and dams, are major factors impeding the persistence and recovery of aquatic species. Considerable work has focused on mitigatingExpand
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Beta Diversity and Nature Reserve System Design in the Yukon, Canada
:  Design of protected areas has focused on setting targets for representation of biodiversity, but often these targets do not include prescriptions as to how large protected areas should be or whereExpand
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