[MARMAM] ESR Special Issue on Marine Mammal Habitat Modelling

Edward Gregr ed at scitechconsulting.com
Sat Apr 17 23:15:38 PDT 2010

The Inter-Research journal Endangered Species Research has agreed to 
produce a special issue on Marine Mammal Habitat Modelling. The 
inception of this issue was motivated by the work presented at the 
Ecological Modeling Workshop and in the main sessions of the 18th 
Biennial Conference on Marine Mammology. This work showed how habitat 
suitability modelling for marine mammals has reached a certain level of 
maturity, and is ready to take the next step towards relevant 
applications for ecology and conservation. This is an open call for 
manuscripts describing how habitat models are being actively applied to 
further our ecological understanding or support conservation efforts. We 
invite abstracts (max. 300 words) to be submitted by June 1, 2010. 
Abstracts will be selected based on how closely they match the theme of 
the special issue. Completed manuscripts for selected abstracts will be 
accepted until December 1, 2010 for full peer-review. We expect the 
assembled articles to convey the state of applied habitat modeling and 
to motivate continued improvement in how we study and manage marine 
mammals and their ecosystems.

Please see the full call for manuscripts at:

Edward Gregr
Mark Baumgartner
Kristin Laidre
Daniel Palacios
(Guest editors)

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