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Ecological Niches and Geographic Distributions (Mpb-49)
This book provides a first synthetic view of an emerging area of ecology and biogeography, linking individual- and population-level processes to geographic distributions and biodiversity patterns. Problems in evolutionary ecology, macroecology, and biogeography are illuminated by this integrative view. The book focuses on correlative approaches known as ecological niche mo ...more
Hardcover, 328 pages
Published November 20th 2011 by Princeton University Press
(first published October 31st 2011)
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I came across this book when I decided to review the subject niche and species distributions and was delighted with the level of detail and coverage of this book. It starts from making a chronological review of the subject from the early 1900 through to nowadays, then summarizes all the available knowledge in a sensible way, explains how one can start a research project on the subject (from how to choose variables, to collect data, systematize it, analyse...), which ups and downs to consider in ...more