spatial randomness

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A distribution pattern of some variable where the observed spatial pattern is no more, nor less, likely than any other; ‘complete spatial randomness is a neutral condition often thought to reflect the dominance of external, stochastic processes, for example disturbance in ecosystem development’ (Cutler et al. (2008) J. Ecol. 36, 1).

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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