Habitat Quality Module
1) I have a baseline and two future scenarios I want to consider. Should I run it three times with only one LULC map at a time, putting the TIF file in the "Current Land Cover" spot? Or once using the Current, Future and Baseline? (I have previously created different LULC maps for my two scenarios using the Scenario Generator.) What is best practice? Ultimately I want to contrast the outputs between the baseline and two scenarios.
2) I'm confused about linking the threats and sensitivities tables. In the threats, I want to stipulate that an existing LULC type is a threat to biodiversity because it is low quality habitat (this is based on literature and my own fieldwork), and in my future scenarios, it is an expanding LULC type. In the sensitivity table, I have to list each LULC type and list the threats. So, since the LULC type is both part of the landscape AND a threat, should I put 0 in the threats column since its not senitive to itself?
Does that make sense? Am I conceptualizing of this module correctly?
3) For threats distance, does the model us/understand less than one - so can I use 0.25, meaning 250 km? Or does it round it down to zero?
Thanks! I did get the model to run using the baseline map I have, so thats something!