If you are experiencing problems downloading PDF or HTML fulltext, our helpdesk recommend clearing your browser cache and trying again. If you need help in clearing your cache, please click here . Still need help? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
The occurrence of endemic plants is closely related to topography, and knowledge of their habitat range is essential for effective conservation. The role played by topography as a surrogate variable to explain the habitat selection of Chinese torreya was evaluated through spatial analyses
using GIS. From the DEM, topographical parameters were extracted and then comparisons between topography and the distribution map of Chinese torreya derived from IKONOS imagery were made. Habitat pattern of Chinese torreya was highly correlated with topography. A logistic equation was used
to represent the relationship with topographical attributes. It is concluded that topographical variables, including distance to valley line, slope and topographical wetness index are important factors influencing the habitat selection of Chinese torreya.
The growing interest and activity in the field of sensor technologies requires a forum for rapid dissemination of important results: Sensor Letters is that forum. Sensor Letters offers scientists, engineers and medical experts timely, peer-reviewed research on sensor science and technology of the highest quality. Sensor Letters publish original rapid communications, full papers and timely state-of-the-art reviews encompassing the fundamental and applied research on sensor science and technology in all fields of science, engineering, and medicine. Highest priority will be given to short communications reporting important new scientific and technological findings.