By Anne E. Magurran,Brian J. McGill
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Biological range covers primary size matters equivalent to sampling, re-examines generic variety metrics (including species richness, range data, and estimates of spatial and temporal turnover), discusses species abundance distributions and the way top to slot them, explores species incidence and the spatial constitution of biodiversity, and investigates replacement techniques used to evaluate trait, phylogenetic, and genetic range. the ultimate part of the booklet turns
to a variety of latest demanding situations resembling measuring microbial variety, comparing the effect of disturbance, assessing biodiversity in controlled landscapes, measuring range within the imperfect fossil list, and utilizing species density estimates in administration and conservation.
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