Better Model Transfers Require Knowledge of Mechanisms
Bouchet PJ, Peterson AT, Zurell D, Dormann CF, […], Rapacciuolo G, […], Bamford AJ, Lozano-Montes H, Parnell S, Wenger S, Yates KL
In this short letter, we argue that the most immediate advances in transferability will be achieved by encouraging the development of correlative models grounded in well-established mechanisms.
Trends in Ecology and Evolution (In press)
Keywords: predictive modeling, model transfers, species distribution models, habitat models, extrapolation, generality, uncertainty