A habitat suitability model for Chinese sturgeon determined using the generalized additive method

A habitat suitability model for Chinese sturgeon determined using the generalized additive method •A habitat suitability model based on the GAM is built and applied to large river.•The GAM is optimized by giving weights.•The importance of ecological factors are obtained from the model.•Suitable hydraulic conditions for the spawning of Chinese sturgeon are identified.•It contributes to the identification of potential spawning grounds in entire basin. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Hydrology Elsevier

A habitat suitability model for Chinese sturgeon determined using the generalized additive method

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2016 Elsevier B.V.
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0022-1694
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1879-2707
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.12.055
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Abstract

•A habitat suitability model based on the GAM is built and applied to large river.•The GAM is optimized by giving weights.•The importance of ecological factors are obtained from the model.•Suitable hydraulic conditions for the spawning of Chinese sturgeon are identified.•It contributes to the identification of potential spawning grounds in entire basin.

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Journal of HydrologyElsevier

Published: Mar 1, 2016

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