Why does phenology drive species distribution?

  title={Why does phenology drive species distribution?},
  author={Isabelle Chuine},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences},
  pages={3149 - 3160}
  • I. Chuine
  • Published 12 October 2010
  • Environmental Science
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Despite the numerous studies which have been conducted during the past decade on species ranges and their relationship to the environment, our understanding of how environmental conditions shape species distribution is still far from complete. Yet, some process-based species distribution models have been able to simulate plants and insects distribution at a global scale. These models strongly rely on the completion of the annual cycle of the species and therefore on their accomplished phenology… 

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