- Benefits of dispersed central-place foraging: an individual-based model of a polydomous ant colonyAmelie Schmolke
Department Okologische Systemanalyse, UFZ Helmholtz Zentrum für Umweltforschung UFZ, Permoserstrasse 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
Am Nat 173:772-8. 2009..While the importance of transport between nests remains unclear, the model results indicate that polydomy may increase the foraging success of ant colonies and that this effect may be robust across a range of food distributions...
- Ecological models supporting environmental decision making: a strategy for the futureAmelie Schmolke
UFZ, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Department of Ecological Modelling, Permoserstr 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
Trends Ecol Evol 25:479-86. 2010..This standard format will disclose all parts of the modeling process to scrutiny and make modeling itself more efficient and coherent...
- Ecological models and pesticide risk assessment: current modeling practiceAmelie Schmolke
UFZ, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Department of Ecological Modelling, Permoserstrasse 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
Environ Toxicol Chem 29:1006-12. 2010..When ecological models are applied to regulatory risk assessments, we recommend reviewing these models according to the nine characteristics evaluated here...