Roadless space of the conterminous United States

  • Watts R
  • Compton R
  • McCammon J
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Girvetz et al. criticize our work and the value of the roadless volume (RV) metric, basing their arguments on the artificial imposition of wildlife habitat connectivity as the context. We counter that in our intended contexts, both practical and geographic theoretical considerations make RV an appropriate measure of the space between roads.

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  • Raymond D. Watts

  • Roger W. Compton

  • John H. McCammon

  • Carl L. Rich

  • Stewart M. Wright

  • Tom Owens

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