Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Using ecological niche theory to avoid uninformative biodiversity surrogates

Barton, Philip; Westgate, Martin; Foster, Claire; Cuddington, Kim; Hastings, Alan; O'Loughlin, Luke; Sato, Chloe; Willig, Michael R; Lindenmayer, David B

Description

Surrogates and indicators of biodiversity are used to infer the state and dynamics of species populations and ecosystems, as well as to inform conservation and management actions. Despite their widespread use, few studies have examined how ecological theory can guide the selection or surrogates and indicators, and thus reduce the likelihood of failure or cost of validation. We argue that ecological niche theory and knowledge of the extent to which particular limiting factors (e.g. physiological...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/204585
Source: Ecological Indicators
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.105692
Access Rights: Open Access

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
Barton et al accepted 25Jul19.pdf446.44 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


This item is licensed under a Creative Commons License Creative Commons

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator