Preface: European Commission's 'Scientific Support to Policies' Action EnviEFH: Environmental Approach to Essential Fish Habitat Designation

Vasilis D. Valavanis
2008 Hydrobiologia  
We review the variety of existing modelling approaches applied to species habitat mapping and we discuss issues arising from the availability and nature of sampled biological data and corresponding ecological and environmental habitat descriptors, as well as the different spatial analysis approaches that are selected according to specific hypotheses. We focus on marine species habitat mapping, presenting an overview of work on modelling fish habitat carried out through a European Communities
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doi:10.1007/s10750-008-9494-x fatcat:bbu3iilaufapxdxwbvbuq4ubyi