Using Museum Collections to Estimate Diversity Patterns along Geographical Gradients

@article{Grytnes2008UsingMC,
  title={Using Museum Collections to Estimate Diversity Patterns along Geographical Gradients},
  author={John-Arvid Grytnes and Tom S. Romdal},
  journal={Folia Geobotanica},
  year={2008},
  volume={43},
  pages={357-369}
}
Quantifying species-richness patterns along geographical gradients (typically latitude and elevation) has a long history in ecology and can be based on more-or-less complete censuses from a specified area (plot sampling), selective collection within a specified area (e.g. museum collections), or general information about species distributions (e.g. observations of extremes along the gradient, distribution maps). All these approaches require complete sampling to give the true richness in an area… CONTINUE READING
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