Urban amphibian assemblages as metacommunities.

  title={Urban amphibian assemblages as metacommunities.},
  author={Kirsten M. Parris},
  journal={The Journal of animal ecology},
  volume={75 3},
1. Urban ecosystems are expanding throughout the world, and urban ecology is attracting increasing research interest. Some authors have questioned the value of existing ecological theories for understanding the processes and consequences of urbanization. 2. In order to assess the applicability of metacommunity theory to urban systems, I evaluated three assumptions that underlie the theory - the effect of patch area, the effect of patch isolation, and species-environment relations - using data… CONTINUE READING
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