Ecological niche model comparison under different climate scenarios: a case study of Olea spp. in Asia

  title={Ecological niche model comparison under different climate scenarios: a case study of Olea spp. in Asia},
  author={Uzma Ashraf and Andrew Townsend Peterson and Muhammad Nawaz Chaudhry and Irfan Ashraf and Zafeer Saqib and Sajid Rashid Ahmad and Hassan Ali},
Ecological niche modeling (and the related species distribution modeling) has been used as a tool with which to assess potential impacts of climate change processes on geographic distributions of species. However, the factors introducing variation into niche modeling outcomes are not well understood: To this end, we used seven algorithms to develop models (Maxent, GARP, BIOCLIM, artificial neural networks, support-vector machines, climate envelope, and environmental distance) to estimate the… 

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