Lessons From History

There is a saying that those who forget history are destined to repeat it. Thus, we often look to the past to guide our actions in the present. However, this is not always as straight forward as it sounds. My colleagues and I wrote two papers based on a historical dataset of exotic grass introductions … Read moreLessons From History

Global Sensitivity Analysis using Meta-Models

Models are used for both prediction and attribution in ecological and conservation research. In both cases we need to rigorously test the behavior of our models over a wide range of parameter combinations. This process is called global sensitivity analysis. There a several tools to carry out global sensitivity analysis. In our paper Coutts and … Read moreGlobal Sensitivity Analysis using Meta-Models