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The frequency of metapopulations, metacommunities and nestedness in a fragmented landscape

Driscoll, Don

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Metapopulation and metacommunity theory may be extremely useful for understanding community composition and species distributions in fragmented landscapes. However, how well particular spatial ecological models represent natural systems is not known and so the general importance of those models is unclear. In three naturally fragmented landscapes in Tasmania, Australia, I sampled beetles from 67 sites, including continuous forest, small forest patches in a sedgeland matrix, streamside forest,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/35198
Source: Oikos
DOI: 10.1111/j.2007.0030-1299.16202.x

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