Pattern and process of biotic homogenization in the New Pangaea

  title={Pattern and process of biotic homogenization in the New Pangaea},
  author={Benjamin Baiser and Julian D. Olden and Sydne Record and Julie L. Lockwood and Michael L. Mckinney},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences},
  pages={4772 - 4777}
  • B. BaiserJ. Olden M. Mckinney
  • Published 7 December 2012
  • Environmental Science
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Human activities have reorganized the earth's biota resulting in spatially disparate locales becoming more or less similar in species composition over time through the processes of biotic homogenization and biotic differentiation, respectively. Despite mounting evidence suggesting that this process may be widespread in both aquatic and terrestrial systems, past studies have predominantly focused on single taxonomic groups at a single spatial scale. Furthermore, change in pairwise similarity is… 

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