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Q.  What is VDDT?

The Vegetation Dynamics Development Tool (VDDT; Beukema and others 2003) is a public-domain, state-and-transition model that provides a framework for quantifying the rate and effects of succession and disturbance on a landscape. Users partition the landscape into states (for example, combinations of cover and structure) and define the transitions (for example, disturbances and succession) that cause movement between classes. For more information, please see www.essa.com/vddt.


 

 
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