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Phylogenetic and Taxic Perspectives on Sauropod Diversity

Paul Upchurch and Paul M. Barrett

in The Sauropods: Evolution and Paleobiology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246232
eISBN:
9780520932333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246232.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter explores the taxic and phylogenetic estimates of sauropod diversity. It specifically provides the alternative estimates of sauropod lineage diversity and evaluates the implications of ... More


Phylogenetic Diversity across Space and Time

Marc W. Cadotte and T. Jonathan Davies

in Phylogenies in Ecology: A Guide to Concepts and Methods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691157689
eISBN:
9781400881192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157689.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines how phylogenetic diversity changes across spatial and temporal gradients. Spatial ecophylogenetic patterns can reveal how different processes shape ecological communities. ... More


Speciation, Extinction, and the Distribution of Phylogenetic Diversity

Marc W. Cadotte and T. Jonathan Davies

in Phylogenies in Ecology: A Guide to Concepts and Methods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691157689
eISBN:
9781400881192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157689.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines the use of phylogenetic methods to explain macroevolutionary trends in speciation, extinction, and the distribution of phylogenetic diversity across space and through time. The ... More


A functional approach to plant community structure

Eric Garnier, Marie-Laure Navas, and Karl Grigulis

in Plant Functional Diversity: Organism traits, community structure, and ecosystem properties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757368
eISBN:
9780191817281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757368.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

The assembly rules which determine the composition of communities are based on the hypothesis of combined effects of different environmental filters on the regional pool of individuals: stochastic ... More


Using Phylogenetic Information to Make Better Conservation Decisions

Marc W. Cadotte and T. Jonathan Davies

in Phylogenies in Ecology: A Guide to Concepts and Methods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691157689
eISBN:
9781400881192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157689.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter explains how phylogenetic information can be used to make better conservation decisions. Evidence shows that human-caused climate change is likely to be the dominant cause of extinction ... More


Diversity patterns and population regulation

Liz Pásztor, Zoltán Botta-Dukát, Gabriella Magyar, Tamás Czárán, and Géza Meszéna

in Theory-Based Ecology: A Darwinian approach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199577859
eISBN:
9780191823787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577859.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Mechanisms of abiotic environmental factors influencing basic community properties like standing biomass, productivity, species diversity, structure, fluctuations, persistence, and resilience are ... More


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