Ecological Archives A025-048-A4

Pauline E. Quesnelle, Kathryn E. Lindsay, and Lenore Fahrig. 2015. Relative effects of landscape-scale wetland amount and landscape matrix quality on wetland vertebrates: a meta-analysis. Ecological Applications 25:812825. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-0362.1

Appendix D. Results from univariate mixed-effects meta-analytic models testing the effect of study design moderators and taxonomic class on wetland vertebrate responses to wetland amount and forest amount at the landscape scale.

Table D1. Results from univariate mixed-effects meta-analytic models testing the effect of study design moderators and taxonomic class on wetland vertebrate responses to wetland amount and forest amount at the landscape scale: Mean-weighted Z-transformed correlation coefficients (ESZr), back-transformed correlation coefficients (ESr), confidence intervals for ESZr, and heterogeneity (Q) statistics of moderators.

Moderator variable

ESZr

ESr

CIlower

CIupper

QEa

QMb

p (QM)

n

Study Type

       

653.691

0.657

0.418

330

   Amount-based

0.109

0.108

0.080

0.138

     

255

   Configuration-based

0.082

0.082

0.025

0.140

     

75

Sampling Effort

       

630.186

5.849

0.055

330

   Dependent

0.132

0.132

0.096

0.168

     

200

   Independent

0.082

0.081

0.041

0.122

     

113

   Unknown

0.040

0.040

-0.042

0.123

     

17

Sampled Wetland Area

       

659.471

2.832

0.092

330

   Included

0.122

0.121

0.037

0.117

     

178

   Not Included

0.077

0.077

0.088

0.156

     

152

Response Type

       

657.562

0.735

0.692

330

   Abundance

0.118

0.117

0.058

0.177

     

72

   Density

-0.001

-0.001

-0.292

0.291

     

4

   Occurence

0.101

0.101

0.072

0.130

     

225

 Taxon - Wetland Amount

       

558.3011

30.5681

< 0.0001

330

   Mammal

0.306

0.297

0.136

0.476

     

7

   Bird

0.215

0.211

0.1629

0.2665

     

98

   Reptile

0.048

0.047

-0.045

0.140

     

20

   Amphibian

0.066

0.066

0.366

0.0961

     

205

Taxon - Forest Amount

       

1047.358

18.7129

0.0003

330

   Mammal

-0.102

-0.102

-0.327

0.123

     

7

   Bird

-0.027

-0.027

-0.0949

0.0406

     

98

   Reptile

0.028

0.028

-0.096

0.152

     

20

   Amphibian

0.129

0.129

0.0895

0.169

 

 

 

205

a Residual heterogeneity

b Between group/model heterogeneity


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