Effects of sample size on the performance of species distribution models

  title={Effects of sample size on the performance of species distribution models},
  author={M. Wisz and R. Hijmans and J. Li and A. Peterson and C. Graham and A. Guisan},
  journal={Diversity and Distributions},
  • M. Wisz, R. Hijmans, +3 authors A. Guisan
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • Diversity and Distributions
  • A wide range of modelling algorithms is used by ecologists, conservation practitioners, and others to predict species ranges from point locality data. Unfortunately, the amount of data available is limited for many taxa and regions, making it essential to quantify the sensitivity of these algorithms to sample size. This is the first study to address this need by rigorously evaluating a broad suite of algorithms with independent presence‐absence data from multiple species and regions. We… CONTINUE READING

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