Sampling the Species Composition of a Landscape

  title={Sampling the Species Composition of a Landscape},
  author={Joshua B. Plotkin and Helene C. Muller-Landau}
The abundances and spatial distribution of species is central to biogeography and conservation. Several theories have been offered to explain landscape-scale species distribution patterns. The verification of biogeographic theories, as well as conservation decisions, must be based upon empirical data gathered from necessarily restricted censuses. It is necessary, therefore, to understand the relationship between an underlying landscapescale pattern and the corresponding pattern it produces upon… CONTINUE READING


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