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How to link functional traits to species distribution models

Species distribution models turn up in on all sorts of papers these days, from those trying to explain speciation, to those predicting the outcome of climate change. The environmental variables used in such models are often assumed to relate to physiology somehow. But typically this … Continue reading

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Qaecologists in the blogosphere

This week Qaecologists took to the blogosphere in droves. Senior Qaecologist Mick McCarthy has been blogging regularly on a wide range of topics from interpreting variation in data to alpine cattle grazing. Geoff Heard gave us a sneak preview of … Continue reading

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NutNet in the (Science) news

The research co-operative NutNet (which includes qaecologist Joslin Moore) is featured in the News Focus section of this week’s issue of Science. The group is conducting a worldwide grassland experiment. At each site the experiment is on a small scale, and is … Continue reading

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Projected impacts of climate change on Callitris verrucosa

This video shows the projected impact of climate change on the suitability of habitat for the conifer Callitris verrucosa (Mallee pine) in Australia, and the consequences for the size and distributions of populations for the period 2000-2100. Habitat suitability is … Continue reading

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