The spatial scaling of beta diversity

Date

2013

Authors

Barton, Philip
Cunningham, Saul
Manning, Adrian
Gibb, Heloise
Didham, Raphael
Lindenmayer, David B

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Blackwell Publishing Ltd

Abstract

Beta diversity is an important concept used to describe turnover in species composition across a wide range of spatial and temporal scales, and it underpins much of conservation theory and practice. Although substantial progress has been made in the mathe

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Keywords: community composition; community ecology; spatial analysis; species diversity Alpha diversity; Community; Dissimilarity; Gamma diversity; Sørensen; Spatial extent; Spatial grain; Species turnover

Citation

Barton, P. S., Cunningham, S. A., Manning, A. D., Gibb, H. , Lindenmayer, D. B. and Didham, R. K. (2013), Spatial scaling of beta diversity. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 22: 639-647. https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.12031

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Global Ecology and Biogeography

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Journal article

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Open Access via publisher website

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10.1111/geb.12031

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