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Hierarchical analysis of species distributions and abundance across environmental gradientsAuthor(s): Jeffery Diez; Ronald H. Pulliam
Source: Ecology, 88(12), 2007, pp. 3144?3152
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionAbiotic and biotic processes operate at multiple spatial and temporal scales to shape many ecological processes, including species distributions and demography. Current debate about the relative roles of niche-based and stochastic processes in shaping species distributions and community composition reflects, in part, the challenge of understanding how these processes interact across scales.
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CitationDiez, Jeffery; Pulliam, Ronald H. 2007. Hierarchical analysis of species distributions and abundance across environmental gradients. Ecology, 88(12), 2007, pp. 3144?3152
Keywordsconditional autoregressive models, environmental gradients, Goodyera pubescens, hierarchical Bayesian framework, niche, Orchidaceae, spatial scale, species distributions, Tipularia discolor
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