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Can trait-based analyses of changes in species distribution be transferred to new geographic areas?

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Can trait-based analyses of changes in species distribution be transferred to new geographic areas? / Powney, Gary D.; Preston, Christopher D.; Purvis, Andy; Van Landuyt, Wouter; Roy, David.

In: Global Ecology and Biogeography, 2014.

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@article{616d1d736e3d40358e2bc3af1a96aff3,
title = "Can trait-based analyses of changes in species distribution be transferred to new geographic areas?",
abstract = "Anthropogenic environmental change is having a major impact on biodiversity.By identifying traits that correlate with changes in species range, comparativestudies can shed light on the mechanisms driving this change; but such studieswill be more useful for conservation if they have true predictive power, i.e. if theirtrait-basedmodels can be transferred to new regions.We aim to examine the abilityof trait-based models to predict changes in plant distribution across seven geographic regions that varied in terms of land cover and species composition.",
author = "Powney, {Gary D.} and Preston, {Christopher D.} and Andy Purvis and {Van Landuyt}, Wouter and David Roy",
year = "2014",
doi = "10.1111/geb.12189",
language = "English",
journal = "Global Ecology and Biogeography",
issn = "1466-822X",
publisher = "Wiley-Blackwell",

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AU - Powney, Gary D.

AU - Preston, Christopher D.

AU - Purvis, Andy

AU - Van Landuyt, Wouter

AU - Roy, David

PY - 2014

Y1 - 2014

N2 - Anthropogenic environmental change is having a major impact on biodiversity.By identifying traits that correlate with changes in species range, comparativestudies can shed light on the mechanisms driving this change; but such studieswill be more useful for conservation if they have true predictive power, i.e. if theirtrait-basedmodels can be transferred to new regions.We aim to examine the abilityof trait-based models to predict changes in plant distribution across seven geographic regions that varied in terms of land cover and species composition.

AB - Anthropogenic environmental change is having a major impact on biodiversity.By identifying traits that correlate with changes in species range, comparativestudies can shed light on the mechanisms driving this change; but such studieswill be more useful for conservation if they have true predictive power, i.e. if theirtrait-basedmodels can be transferred to new regions.We aim to examine the abilityof trait-based models to predict changes in plant distribution across seven geographic regions that varied in terms of land cover and species composition.

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DO - 10.1111/geb.12189

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JO - Global Ecology and Biogeography

JF - Global Ecology and Biogeography

SN - 1466-822X

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