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Cover for Spacing behaviour.

This chapter discusses the effects of space on the health and behaviour of animals highlighting the following aspects: types of spacing (home range, territory, and individual space); spatial features; association versus avoidance; spatial needs; and crowding. The spacing behaviour for dogs, cats,...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249835)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Synopsis: climate.

This synopsis provides an overview of the collection of expert opinions that considers various aspects of climate change, including predictions of future climate change, how it affects ecosystems and modelling to predict the spatial distribution of ticks and associated diseases.

Author(s)
Nuttall, P.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249637)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Challenges of modelling and projecting tick distributions.

To produce temporal projections of tick distributions, two inputs are needed: present and projected. This may seem to be an unnecessary truism, but the stipulation introduces a number of challenges. This expert opinion looks at the practicalities of modelling both distributions and sets out what...

Author(s)
Wint, W.; Alexander, N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249637)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Considerations for predicting climate change implications on future spatial distribution ranges of ticks.

This chapter focuses on spatial distribution models (SDMs) that are essential to producing reliable models of tick distributions, both in the present time and in the future, under climate change scenarios. It highlights the opinion that careful consideration of the methods is necessary in building...

Author(s)
Raghavan, R.; Ganta, R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249637)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Changes expected in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ixodes ricinus</i> temporal and spatial distribution in Europe.

This expert opinion discusses the evidence of climate change impact on Ixodes ricinus spatial and temporal distribution in Europe. It also provides predictions on I. ricinus population distribution and seasonal dynamics in relation to future climate change events.

Author(s)
Rizzoli, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249637)
Type
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Cover for Decision support systems in integrated nematode management: the need for a holistic approach.

Farmers' decisions regarding the best approach to take in managing a nematode problem are often made just before the planting season begins and then at different stages in crop growth. In many cases an integrated nematode management (INM) system with multiple components is not considered due to...

Author(s)
Molendijk, L. P. G.; Sikora, R. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247541)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Analysing the structure of destinations.

This chapter addresses core methodological issues which arise in analysing the spatial and organizational structure of destinations. Analysis of the spatial structure of destinations focuses on the location, distribution and interaction of phenomena, while the analysis of the organizational...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Structure of urban destinations.

This chapter begins by reviewing the spatial structure of urban attractions and activities followed by accommodation. The focus switches next to research on tourist districts and precincts and then to consideration of broader network and relationship issues, a theme that has attracted relatively...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Structure of coastal resorts.

The focus in this chapter is on those destinations where tourism is a dominant function and the beach and coastal waters are a prime attraction. Their morphology is considered first, i.e. the spatial arrangement of basic structural features which demonstrate a close relationship between...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Spatial and organizational structure of destinations: a synthesis.

This chapter draws together the key themes from the book's chapters to arrive at a more integrated set of findings and conclusions concerning first the spatial and then the organizational structure of destinations. Relationships between the two forms of structure are then discussed. For common or...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
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