Rapidly quantifying reference conditions in modified landscapes

Philip G Gibbons, S Briggs, Danielle Ayers, Stuart Doyle, Julian Seddon, Chris McElhinny, Nigel Jones, Rachel Sims, Jeremiah Sean Doody

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Reference conditions remain widely used as a benchmark for ecosystem management, but there remains conjecture about the definition of the reference state. Many techniques used to predict reference conditions are difficult to apply operationally because they are resource-intensive, subjective, or applicable for a limited suite of environmental variables or over a narrow range of environmental variation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2483 - 2493
Number of pages11
JournalBiological Conservation
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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