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A PLUGIN TO INTERFACE OPENMODELLER FROM QGIS FOR SPECIES' POTENTIAL DISTRIBUTION MODELLING

Daniel Becker, Christian Willmes, Georg Bareth, Gerd-Christian Weniger
2016 ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
The aim is to use openModeller to generate species' potential distribution models for various archaeological applications (site catchment analysis, for example).  ...  This contribution describes the development of a plugin for the geographic information system QGIS to interface the openModeller software package.  ...  The purpose for developing the openModeller framework was to perform the most common tasks related to species' potential distribution modelling that are based on a correlative approach.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsannals-iii-7-251-2016 fatcat:4i25jntd2fgh5pwvdgdygpqgza

A PLUGIN TO INTERFACE OPENMODELLER FROM QGIS FOR SPECIES' POTENTIAL DISTRIBUTION MODELLING

Daniel Becker, Christian Willmes, Georg Bareth, Gerd-Christian Weniger
2016 ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
The aim is to use openModeller to generate species' potential distribution models for various archaeological applications (site catchment analysis, for example).  ...  This contribution describes the development of a plugin for the geographic information system QGIS to interface the openModeller software package.  ...  The purpose for developing the openModeller framework was to perform the most common tasks related to species' potential distribution modelling that are based on a correlative approach.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-annals-iii-7-251-2016 fatcat:s3qm4zf6trevnfuktampa4rnoq

Making species distribution models available on the web for reuse in biodiversity experiments: Euterpe edulis species case study

Karla Donato Fook, Silvana Amaral, Antônio Miguel Vieira Monteiro, Gilberto Câmara, Arimatéa de Carvalho Ximenes, Luciana Satiko Arasato
2009 Revista Sociedade & Natureza  
Biodiversity researchers use species distribution models to make inferences about species occurrences and locations.  ...  Species distribution modelling tools use large biodiversity datasets which are globally distributed, can be in different computational platforms, and are hard to access and manipulate.  ...  Acknowledgements Special thanks go to OpenModeller Project (FAPESP process: 04/11012-0); and to FAPEMA (Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa e ao Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico do Maranhão) for partially  ... 
doi:10.1590/s1982-45132009000100003 fatcat:g6pdotv7mrba7l4njqheddtsxm

Programming Ecological Niche Modeling Workflows in the Cloud

D. Lezzi, R. Rafanell, E. Torres, R. D. Giovanni, I. Blanquer, R. M. Badia
2013 2013 27th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops  
The proposed approach has been evaluated on a Cloud testbed managed by the VENUS-C middleware.  ...  Cloud computing platforms are emerging as potential solution to overcome these limitations, but adaptation of the applications to enable scientific users to benefit from resources acquired on demand is  ...  ECOLOGICAL NICHE MODELLING Ecological Niche Modelling (ENM) is a widely used approach to predict and to understand the distribution of species.  ... 
doi:10.1109/waina.2013.6 dblp:conf/aina/LezziRTGBB13 fatcat:irmee3oyzbbgdj64isoyskbmui

Geoweb Services for Sharing Modelling Results in Biodiversity Networks

Karla Donato Fook, Antônio Miguel Vieira Monteiro, Gilberto Câmara, Marco Antônio Casanova, Silvana Amaral
2009 Transactions on GIS  
Section 2 provides a general discussion on species distribution models, and related work. Section 3 describes the WBCMS  ...  These models combine in situ data with environmental layers to predict the species distribution over a geographic area.  ...  Acknowledgements Special thanks go to Dr Cristina Bestetti Costa for their very relevant comments and species occurrence data; to the OpenModeller Project (FAPESP process: 04/11012-0; http:// www.fapesp.br  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9671.2009.01170.x fatcat:vg5stjciszcwjcl4dckim3ieum

mMWeb - An Online Platform for Employing Multiple Ecological Niche Modeling Algorithms

Huijie Qiao, Congtian Lin, Liqiang Ji, Zhigang Jiang, Cédric Sueur
2012 PLoS ONE  
Methodology: mMWeb combines 18 existing ENMs and their corresponding algorithms and provides a uniform procedure for modeling the potential habitat niche of a species via a common web browser. mMWeb uses  ...  Predicting the ecological niche and potential habitat distribution of a given organism is one of the central domains of ecological and biogeographical research.  ...  Particularly, we would like to acknowledge Prof. Robert K.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043327 pmid:22912854 pmcid:PMC3422355 fatcat:iof5xcs2tjhw5bl6sgace4l24u

ENM Components: a new set of web service-based workflow components for ecological niche modelling

Renato De Giovanni, Alan R. Williams, Vera Hernández Ernst, Robert Kulawik, Francisco Quevedo Fernandez, Alex R. Hardisty
2015 Ecography  
These 265 steps are inside the "create and test models" nested workflow, where a virtual niche is 266 generated, training and testing points are sampled based on the virtual species distribution, and 267  ...  We also used the 305 simplified version of the workflow with the same parameters to project models, illustrating a 306 virtual species distribution ( fig. 4) and its corresponding projected model with  ... 
doi:10.1111/ecog.01552 fatcat:lzlqefl7pbd2vczcynhrqhalx4

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

Uzma Ashraf, A. Townsend Peterson, Muhammad Nawaz Chaudhry, Irfan Ashraf, Zafeer Saqib, Sajid Rashid Ahmad, Hassan Ali
2017 Ecosphere  
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  ...  These general approaches, when model-to-model variation is managed appropriately, appear promising in predicting the potential geographic distribution of O. europaea sensu lato and thus can be an effective  ...  Environmental variable selection depends on their impacts on the distributional potential of the species; considerable collective experience points to a significant role for climate in this regard (Pearson  ... 
doi:10.1002/ecs2.1825 fatcat:bsujbhfod5ginfyvkvm47svkna

Tracking climatically suitable areas for an endemic Cerrado snake under climate change

Tiago da Silveira Vasconcelos
2014 Natureza & Conservação  
Dipsadinae Ecological niche modeling A B S T R A C T This study explores how climate change could potentially drive shifts in the geographic range of the Cerrado endemic snake Phalotris lativittatus.  ...  By using three ecological niche modeling methods, I found that P. lativittatus is more likely to occur in the extent of its known geographic distribution (in Southeastern Brazil), but new distribution  ...  Acknowledgments I am grateful to Prof. Dr. Tiago G. dos Santos and Prof. Dr.  ... 
doi:10.4322/natcon.2014.009 fatcat:xzalxdgbsvcfzf7jynf4ochcbu

ModEco: an integrated software package for ecological niche modeling

Qinghua Guo, Yu Liu
2010 Ecography  
ModEco provides a user friendly platform that enables users to explore, analyze, and model species distribution data with relative ease.  ...  ModEco is a software package for ecological niche modeling. It integrates a range of niche modeling methods within a geographical information system.  ...  Acknowledgements Á ModEco is partially supported by the National Science Foundation (BDI-0742986) and BioGeomancer project from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1600-0587.2010.06416.x fatcat:cz2a5v6ysnhdvljinaqtmmnn5u

Comparing machine learning classifiers in potential distribution modelling

Ana C. Lorena, Luis F.O. Jacintho, Marinez F. Siqueira, Renato De Giovanni, Lúcia G. Lohmann, André C.P.L.F. de Carvalho, Missae Yamamoto
2011 Expert systems with applications  
Species' potential distribution modelling consists of building a representation of the fundamental ecological requirements of a species from biotic and abiotic conditions where the species is known to  ...  This paper investigates the use of different supervised machine learning techniques to model the potential distribution of 35 plant species from Latin America.  ...  Acknowledgments To the financial support of the Brazilian Research Agencies FAPESP (Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo) and CNPq (Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2010.10.031 fatcat:eemnypjoffbktjisi3fdbdz47u

Supporting biodiversity studies with the EUBrazilOpenBio Hybrid Data Infrastructure

Rafael Amaral, Rosa M. Badia, Ignacio Blanquer, Ricardo Braga-Neto, Leonardo Candela, Donatella Castelli, Christina Flann, Renato De Giovanni, William A. Gray, Andrew Jones, Daniele Lezzi, Pasquale Pagano (+6 others)
2014 Concurrency and Computation  
A Virtual Research Environment was created to provide users with a single entry point to processing and data resources.  ...  and ecological niche modelling.  ...  Yellow symbols depict the occurrence points used to generate the models.  ... 
doi:10.1002/cpe.3238 fatcat:53s2cjzhlfbujlrjfvel4kn2h4

Progressively approaching the distribution of Passiflora ischnoclada (Passifloraceae) from a single occurrence record

Renato De Giovanni, Luís Carlos Bernacci
2015 Check List  
In this paper we describe how different ecological niche modelling techniques were successively used to generate better potential distribution models for the species and guide field work.  ...  At each step, new records were found until the species' real distribution was approximated based on a model ensemble created with five different algorithms.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We are grateful to Marinez Ferreira de Siqueira and Flávia Souza Rocha for all ideas and suggestions and to Daniel A.V. Montero for field assistance during the last expedition.  ... 
doi:10.15560/11.4.1717 fatcat:fx7dbmzly5bhremttvknj5qhzi

Arbor: Comparative Analysis Workflows for the Tree of Life

Luke J. Harmon, Jeffrey Baumes, Charles Hughes, Jorge Soberon, Chelsea D Specht, Wesley Turner, Curtis Lisle, Robert W. Thacker
2013 PLOS Currents  
We describe our efforts to develop a software package, Arbor, that will enable scientific research in all aspects of comparative biology.  ...  Abstract We describe our efforts to develop a software package, Arbor, that will enable scientific research in all aspects of comparative biology.  ...  First, the dataIntegrator (A) combines phylogenetic, distributional, and climactic data sources. openModeller (B) then creates species distribution models, and Lagrange (C) tests historical biogeographic  ... 
doi:10.1371/currents.tol.099161de5eabdee073fd3d21a44518dc pmid:23811960 pmcid:PMC3690915 fatcat:pkze4si425efbjnadsfywrquxe

Using the Model-Driven Architecture Approach for Geospatial Databases Design of Ecological Niches and Potential Distributions [chapter]

Gerardo José Zárate, Jugurta Lisboa-Filho, Carlos Frankl Sperber
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Environmental data from a region can be used to predict the potential distribution of a species in a different region.  ...  This paper presents the stages of the Model-Driven Architecture approach for the design of database, with geospatial capabilities, for niches and potential geographic distributions.  ...  New approaches to calculate potential geographic distributions are mathematical algorithms that use environment data and occurrences of a species to make predictions [7] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-12256-4_23 fatcat:ujzyuigrxfghbgo3tfz6ehfg4y
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