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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2008)

Document title

Macroecology : more than the division of food and space among species on continents

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

SMITH F.A. ; LYONS S.K. ; MORGAN ERNEST S.K. ; BROWN J.H. ;

Abstract

Here, the AA. 1) briefly review the history of macroecology, with emphasis on cultural, scientific and technological innovations that made this approach possible, 2) highlight current develoments in the field, including its increasing linkages with biogeography and other disciplines, and 3) point to likely future directions. They also touch upon methodological, statistical and institutional challenges faced by this and other highly interdisciplinary approaches. This review of macroecology is especially timely, since it has been 20 years sine the term was coined and the seminal paper published

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Progress in physical geography / ISSN 0309-1333 / CODEN PPGEEC

Editor : Sage Publications, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1977)

Millesime : 2008, vol. 32, no2 [pp. 115-138]

Bibliographic references : 6 p.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 14648 A

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