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Upslope migration of Andean trees

Feeley, Kenneth J.; Silman, Miles R; Bush, M; Farfan, Wiliam R.; Cabrera, Karina García; Malhi, Yadvinder; Meir, Patrick; Revilla, Norma Salinas; Quisiyupanqui, Mireya Natividad Raurau; Saatchi, Sassan S

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Aim Climate change causes shifts in species distributions, or 'migrations'. Despite the centrality of species distributions to biodiversity conservation, the demonstrated large migration of tropical plant species in response to climate change in the past, and the expected sensitivity of species distributions to modern climate change, no study has tested for modern species migrations in tropical plants. Here we conduct a first test of the hypothesis that increasing temperatures are causing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/78534
Source: Journal of Biogeography
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2010.02444.x

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