Spatially explicit models for decision-making in animal conservation and restoration

Damaris Zurell, Christian Koenig, Anne-Kathleen Malchow, Simon Kapitza, Greta Bocedi, Justin Travis & Guillermo Fandos
Models are useful tools for understanding and predicting ecological patterns and processes. Under ongoing climate and biodiversity change, they can greatly facilitate decision-making in conservation and restoration and help designing adequate management strategies for an uncertain future. Here, we review the use of spatially explicit models for decision support and identify key gaps in current modelling in conservation and restoration. Of 650 reviewed publications, 217 publications had a clear management application and were included in...
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