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- Prugh, Laura R.
- Ecological applications 2009 v.19 no.5 pp. 1300-1310
- habitat fragmentation; animal ecology; wildlife management; ecosystems; mathematical models; simulation models; amphibians; reptiles; invertebrates
- ... Measuring connectivity is critical to the study of fragmented populations. The three most commonly used types of patch connectivity measures differ substantially in how they are calculated, but the performance of these measures has not been broadly assessed. Here I compare the ability of nearest neighbor (NN), buffer, and incidence function model (IFM) measures to predict the patch occupancy and c ...