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Impacts of land-use management on ecosystem services and biodiversity: an agent-based modelling approach

Habib TJ, Heckbert S, Wilson JJ, Vandenbroeck AJK, Cranston J & Farr DR VIEW

Publication detailing ABMI's ecosystem services modelling system to assess and map water purification, forest timber production and carbon storage, crop...

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Impacts of land-use management on ecosystem services and biodiversity: an agent-based modelling approach. Appendix 1: Model Documentation

Habib TJ, Heckbert S, Wilson JJ, Vandenbroeck AJK, Cranston J & Farr DR DOWNLOAD

Detailed ecosystem services model documentation including data requirements, variable names & descriptions, and model sub-processes.

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Gap analysis of parks and protected areas in the boreal region of Alberta

Azeria E, Schieck J DOWNLOAD

How well do existing Alberta parks and protected areas (PPAs) represent regional vegetation types and biota? This ABMI Science Letter assesses the degree...

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Comparing Population Growth Rates Between Census and Recruitment-Mortality Models

Serrouya R, Gilberta S , McLellan BN, Heard DC, Seip DR, & Boutin S VIEW

Using woodland caribou data, this study compared estimates of population change based on vital rate models and on aerial censuses, to evaluate their accuracy...

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Effects of Industrial Sectors on Species Abundance in Alberta

Sólymos P, Schieck J DOWNLOAD

Using examples, this Science Letter explores how various types of industrial development influence Alberta species. Based on data freely available at abmi.ca,...

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Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute: Quality Management Plan

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This document describes the quality management system as it relates to all data collection and processing activities, data analysis, and the production...

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Predictive EcoSite Mapping Project Final Report

Aumann C DOWNLOAD

Technical report outlining a provincial wide computerized mapping platform of ecosite information. This document contains information on a pilot project...

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The 2016 Bioacoustic Unit Field Season Update

Bayne E DOWNLOAD

Update on 2016 field activities carried out by the Bioacoustic Unit.

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Landowner Data Package 2015

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Overview of the ABMI's 2015 monitoring year, including updates on sites surveyed to date, research projects and outreach initiatives.

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Creating and Commercializing a Predictive Ecosite Classification Platform for Alberta

Luchkow R DOWNLOAD

A governance and business model to ensure the ecosite mapping platform is operating for the next 30+ years. The ecosite mapping approach is used to effectively...

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ABMI Ecosite Mapping Stakeholder Feedback Report

Holmlund E, Alberta Data Partnerships DOWNLOAD

Feedback for the ABMI Ecosite Mapping Project from private and public sector stakeholders. The feedback from these stakeholders will be incorporated into...

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Projected Responses of North American Grassland Songbirds to Climate Change and Habitat Availability at their Northern Range Limits in Alberta, Canada

Nixon AE, Fisher RJ, Stralberg D, Bayne EM, Farr DR VIEW

Understanding the potential interactions between the impacts of climate change on the future distributions of grasslands songbirds and the availabilty...

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Wetland Field Data Collection Protocols (Abridged Version)

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Summary of all wetland protocols, including an overview of data collection, site selection, and establishment. Photo: Sonya Poller

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Terrestrial Field Data Collection Protocol (Abridged Version)

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The ABMI terrestrial data are collected for a wide variety habitats and species. This document summarizes all terrestrial protocols, including an overview...

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