Predicted Coral Cover of Porites lobata in the Hawaiian Islands

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Output from a model to predict the benthic cover of Porites lobata in the Hawaiian Islands as a proportion (0-1.0). Coral cover was modeled with boosted regression trees (BRT) in R software using data from coral cover surveys and environmental covariates derived from models and/or observations including wave height, benthic geomorphology, and downwelled irradiance. The best performing BRT model was used to predict P. lobata cover for the entire geographic study domain. Data and model output represent conditions for shallow coral reefs in the Hawaiian Islands from 0 m to -30 m depth over the time period 2000-2009. Further details on methodology and results are contained in Franklin et al. (2013).

When using these data, please cite the original publication:

Franklin EC, Jokeil, PL, Donahue MJ (2013) Predictive modeling of coral distribution and abundance in the Hawaiian Islands. Marine Ecology Progress Series 481: 121-132. "http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps1052"

Additionally, please cite the Dryad data package:

Franklin EC, Jokiel PL, Donahue MJ (2013) Data from: Predictive modeling of coral distribution and abundance in the Hawaiian Islands. Dryad Digital Repository. "http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.9vd0q"

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Metadata Date December 21, 2017
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 25, 2016 (creation), January 25, 2016 (issued), December 21, 2017 (revision)
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Metadata Date December 21, 2017
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
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Reference Date(s) January 25, 2016 (creation), January 25, 2016 (issued), December 21, 2017 (revision)
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