Affiliation: Arizona State University
- Accounting for uncertainty in ecological analysis: the strengths and limitations of hierarchical statistical modelingNoel Cressie
Program in Spatial Statistics and Environmental Statistics, Department of Statistics, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
Ecol Appl 19:553-70. 2009..Our thesis is that hierarchical statistical modeling is a powerful way of approaching ecological analysis in the presence of inevitable but quantifiable uncertainties, even if practical issues sometimes require pragmatic compromises...