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A representation of the relationships that define a situation under study. A model may be a set of mathematical equations, a computer program, or any other type of representation, ranging from verbal statements to physical objects.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
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experimental models
predictive models
Broader Term
support systems and models
Narrower Term
agricultural management models
biological models
dynamic models
ecological models
econometric models
environmental models
exposure models
fate and transport models
mathematical models
molecular models
physical models
theoretical models
threshold models
Related Term
model uncertainty
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