The following are peer-reviewed scientific journal publications relating to the DSL project. These publications make reference to many of the technical documents and data products.

Urban Growth (SPRAWL)

McGarigal K; Plunkett EB; Willey LL; Compton BW; DeLuca WV; Grand J. 2018. Modeling non-stationary urban growth: the SPRAWL model and the ecological impacts of development. Landscape and Urban Planning 177:178-190.
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Ecological Integrity

McGarigal K; Compton BW; Plunkett EB; DeLuca WV; Grand J; Ene E; Jackson SD. 2018. A landscape index of ecological integrity to inform landscape conservation. Landscape Ecology 33:1029-1048.
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Resistant Kernels

Compton, B.W., McGarigal, K., Cushman, S.A. and Gamble, L.R. 2007. A Resistant-Kernel Model of Connectivity for Amphibians that Breed in Vernal Pools. Conservation Biology, 21: 788-799.
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Species Landscape Capability

Loman, Z. G., Blomberg, E. J., Deluca, W. V., Harrison, D. J., Loftin, C. S., & Wood, P. B. 2017. Landscape capability predicts upland game bird abundance and occurrence. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 81: 1110-1116.
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Loman, Z.G., Deluca,W.V., Loman, Harrison, D.J., Loftin, C.S., Rolek, B.W. & Wood, P.B. 2018. Landscape capability models as a tool to predict fine-scale forest bird occupancy and abundance. Landscape Ecology. 33:77-91.
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Loman, Z.G., Deluca, W.V., Harrison, D.J., Loftin C.S., and Schwenk W.S. 2021. How well do proxy species models inform conservation of surrogate species?. Landscape Ecology 36: 2863–2877
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