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Resolving the biodiversity paradoxAuthor(s): James S. Clark; Mike Dieta; Sukhendu Chakraborty; Pankaj K.Ibeanez Agarwal; Shannon LaDeau; Mike Wolosin
Source: Ecology Letters, (2007) 10: 647?662
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionThe paradox of biodiversity involves three elements, (i) mathematical models predict that species must differ in specific ways in order to coexist as stable ecological communities, (ii) such differences are difficult to identify, yet (iii) there is widespread evidence of stability in natural communities.
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CitationClark, James S.; Dieta, Mike; Chakraborty, Sukhendu; Agarwal, Pankaj K.Ibeanez, Ines; LaDeau, Shannon; Wolosin, Mike. 2007. Resolving the biodiversity paradox. Ecology Letters, (2007) 10: 647?662
Keywordscoexistence, hierarchical models, neutral models, stochasticity, tradeoffs
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