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Volume 2012, Article ID 612965, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/612965
Research Article

Modeling Rare Species Distribution at the Edge: The Case for the Vulnerable Endemic Pyrenean Desman in France

1Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
2Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, UFR Sciences & Techniques Côte Basque, Campus Montaury, 64600 Anglet, France
3INRA UMR ECOBIOP, Quartier Ibarron, 64310 Saint-Pée sur Nivelle, France
4SUC au CERFACS, URA CERFACS/CNRS no.1875, 42 Avenue Gaspard Coriolis, 31057 Toulouse Cedex 01, France
5ABELA, 09320 Boussenac, France
6Conservatoire Régional des Espaces Naturels de Midi-Pyrénées, 75, voie du Toec, BP 57611, 31076 Toulouse Cedex 3, France

Received 11 October 2011; Accepted 13 November 2011

Academic Editors: R. Castiglia, Q. Guo, B. Krystufek, and B. Tóthmérész

Copyright © 2012 M. Williams-Tripp et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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