WEST biometrician Dr. Andrew Tredennick is a co-author on the recently published article “A practical guide to selecting models for exploration, inference, and prediction in ecology,” published in Ecology. The authors discuss three distinct modeling goals in ecology and how explicitly stating the modeling goal makes choosing among model selection approaches an easier task. 

You can view the full, open access article here: https://esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ecy.3336