I recently applied SLAMM in Mexico along the Yucatan coast. Can someone point me to validation examples from previous applications...perhaps in the US Gulf of Mexico?
A validation exercise was done for Louisiana in Glick et al.
Some other validation attempts were made in the Gulf of Mexico through
See "Hindcast results" in these reports:
Great White Heron NWR, FL (http://warrenpinnacle.com/prof/SLAMM/GOMA/SLAMM_GWH_Final_6-6.pdf)
Ten Thousand Islands NWR, FL (http://warrenpinnacle.com/prof/SLAMM/GOMA/SLAMM_10K_Islands_June28_2011.pdf)
Lower Suawnnee, FL (http://warrenpinnacle.com/prof/SLAMM/GOMA/LSRT_Report_FINAL_8-10-2011.pdf)
MS Sandhill Crane NWR, MS (http://warrenpinnacle.com/prof/SLAMM/GOMA/SLAMM_MS_Sandhill_Crane.pdf)
San Bernard and Big Boggy NWRs, TX (http://warrenpinnacle.com/prof/SLAMM/GOMA/SLAMM_San_Bernard_Big_Boggy.pdf)
Validation is often confounded by -- lack of adequate historical SLR to cause impacts to wetlands, lack of high-quality historic land-cover and especially elevation datasets, and other anthropogenic changes to wetland cover (non-SLR losses)