Choice of metrics for studying arthropod responses to habitat disturbance : one example from Gabon

@inproceedings{2008ChoiceOM,
  title={Choice of metrics for studying arthropod responses to habitat disturbance : one example from Gabon},
  author={},
  year={2008}
}
  • Published 2008
1. The choice of metrics comparing pristine and disturbed habitats may not be straightforward. We examined the results of a study in Gabon including 21 arthropod focal taxa representing 16 855 individuals separated into 1534 morphospecies. Replication included the understorey of 12 sites representing four stages of land use after logging (old and young forests, savanna and gardens), surveyed for 1 year using three sampling methods. 2. For all focal taxa, we calculated a suite of 13 metrics… CONTINUE READING