New Methods to full comparison of Taxonomic, Phylogenetic and Functional beta diversities
- March 24th, 2014
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In a recent paper researchers of Azorean Biodiversity Group presented for the first time methods that allow the integration and full comparison of Taxonomic, Phylogenetic and Functional beta diversities. They provide a tool for effectively disentangling the replacement (turnover) and richness difference components.
Cardoso, P., Rigal, F., Carvalho, J.C., Fortelius, M., Borges, P.A.V., Podani, J. & Schmera, D. (2014). Partitioning taxon, phylogenetic and functional beta diversity into replacement and richness difference components. Journal of Biogeography, 41: 749-761. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12239 (IF: 4.863)