The Resource Biological diversity : frontiers in measurement and assessment, edited by Anne E. Magurran and Brian J. McGill, (electronic resource)

Biological diversity : frontiers in measurement and assessment, edited by Anne E. Magurran and Brian J. McGill, (electronic resource)

Label
Biological diversity : frontiers in measurement and assessment
Title
Biological diversity
Title remainder
frontiers in measurement and assessment
Statement of responsibility
edited by Anne E. Magurran and Brian J. McGill
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
578.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH541.15.B56
LC item number
B587 2011
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QH541.15.B56
NAL item number
B587 2011
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Magurran, Anne E.
  • McGill, Brian J
Series statement
Oxford biology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biodiversity
  • Biodiversity
  • Biodiversity conservation
Label
Biological diversity : frontiers in measurement and assessment, edited by Anne E. Magurran and Brian J. McGill, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Contents; List of Contributors; Foreword; 1 Challenges and opportunities in the measurement and assessment of biological diversity; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 State of the field; 1.3 What is in this book; Acknowledgements; Part I: Basic Measurement Issues; 2 An overview of sampling issues in species diversity and abundance surveys; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 State of the field; 2.3 Prospectus; 2.4 Key points; 3 Biodiversity monitoring: the relevance of detectability; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 State of the field: which biodiversity measure?
  • 3.3 Detectability: are species counts relevant for monitoring biodiversity?3.4 Case study: the UK Breeding Bird Survey; 3.5 Discussion; 3.6 Prospectus; 3.7 Key points; Acknowledgements; Part II: Diversity; 4 Estimating species richness; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 State of the field; 4.3 Prospectus; 4.4 Key points; Acknowledgements; 5 Measurement of species diversity; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 State of the art; 5.3 Prospectus; 5.4 Key points; 6 Compositional similarity and β (beta) diversity; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 State of the field; 6.3 Prospectus; 6.4 Key points
  • 7 Measuring biological diversity in time (and space)7.1 Introduction; 7.2 State of the field: timescales of change and community boundaries; 7.3 What is being measured?; 7.4 Assessing change through time; 7.5 Measuring change in the rate of change; 7.6 Using temporal change to shed light on community structure; 7.7 Partitioning diversity in space and time; 7.8 Prospectus; 7.9 Key points; Part III: Distribution; 8 Commonness and rarity; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 State of the field; 8.3 Commonness and rarity: ecological context; 8.4 Assessing commonness and rarity; 8.5 Prospectus; 8.6 Key points
  • 9 Species abundance distributions9.1 Introduction; 9.2 State of the field; 9.3 Identifying a useful, parsimonious subset of SAD metrics; 9.4 Prospectus; 9.5 Key points; Acknowledgements; 10 Fitting and empirical evaluation of models for species abundance distributions; 10.1 Introduction; 10.2 State of the field; 10.3 Prospectus; 10.4 Key points; 11 Species occurrence and occupancy; 11.1 Introduction; 11.2 State of the field; 11.3 Prospectus; 11.4 Key points; Acknowledgements; 12 Measuring the spatial structure of biodiversity; 12.1 Introduction; 12.2 State of the art; 12.3 Prospectus
  • 12.4 Key pointsAcknowledgements; Part IV: Alternative measures of diversity; 13 A primer of trait and functional diversity; 13.1 Introduction; 13.2 State of the field; 13.3 Prospectus; 13.4 Key points; Acknowledgements; 14 Measuring phylogenetic biodiversity; 14.1 Introduction; 14.2 State of the field; 14.3 Prospectus; 14.4 Key points; 15 Genetic methods for biodiversity assessment; 15.1 Introduction; 15.2 Genetic methods in biodiversity assessment; 15.3 Biodiversity assessments; 15.4 Prospectus; 15.5 Key points; Part V: Applications; 16 Microbial diversity and ecology; 16.1 Introduction
  • 16.2 The diversity concept
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (364 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191576843
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000205608
  • (EBL)3054675
  • (OCoLC)795705236
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3054675
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000205608
Label
Biological diversity : frontiers in measurement and assessment, edited by Anne E. Magurran and Brian J. McGill, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Contents; List of Contributors; Foreword; 1 Challenges and opportunities in the measurement and assessment of biological diversity; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 State of the field; 1.3 What is in this book; Acknowledgements; Part I: Basic Measurement Issues; 2 An overview of sampling issues in species diversity and abundance surveys; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 State of the field; 2.3 Prospectus; 2.4 Key points; 3 Biodiversity monitoring: the relevance of detectability; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 State of the field: which biodiversity measure?
  • 3.3 Detectability: are species counts relevant for monitoring biodiversity?3.4 Case study: the UK Breeding Bird Survey; 3.5 Discussion; 3.6 Prospectus; 3.7 Key points; Acknowledgements; Part II: Diversity; 4 Estimating species richness; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 State of the field; 4.3 Prospectus; 4.4 Key points; Acknowledgements; 5 Measurement of species diversity; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 State of the art; 5.3 Prospectus; 5.4 Key points; 6 Compositional similarity and β (beta) diversity; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 State of the field; 6.3 Prospectus; 6.4 Key points
  • 7 Measuring biological diversity in time (and space)7.1 Introduction; 7.2 State of the field: timescales of change and community boundaries; 7.3 What is being measured?; 7.4 Assessing change through time; 7.5 Measuring change in the rate of change; 7.6 Using temporal change to shed light on community structure; 7.7 Partitioning diversity in space and time; 7.8 Prospectus; 7.9 Key points; Part III: Distribution; 8 Commonness and rarity; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 State of the field; 8.3 Commonness and rarity: ecological context; 8.4 Assessing commonness and rarity; 8.5 Prospectus; 8.6 Key points
  • 9 Species abundance distributions9.1 Introduction; 9.2 State of the field; 9.3 Identifying a useful, parsimonious subset of SAD metrics; 9.4 Prospectus; 9.5 Key points; Acknowledgements; 10 Fitting and empirical evaluation of models for species abundance distributions; 10.1 Introduction; 10.2 State of the field; 10.3 Prospectus; 10.4 Key points; 11 Species occurrence and occupancy; 11.1 Introduction; 11.2 State of the field; 11.3 Prospectus; 11.4 Key points; Acknowledgements; 12 Measuring the spatial structure of biodiversity; 12.1 Introduction; 12.2 State of the art; 12.3 Prospectus
  • 12.4 Key pointsAcknowledgements; Part IV: Alternative measures of diversity; 13 A primer of trait and functional diversity; 13.1 Introduction; 13.2 State of the field; 13.3 Prospectus; 13.4 Key points; Acknowledgements; 14 Measuring phylogenetic biodiversity; 14.1 Introduction; 14.2 State of the field; 14.3 Prospectus; 14.4 Key points; 15 Genetic methods for biodiversity assessment; 15.1 Introduction; 15.2 Genetic methods in biodiversity assessment; 15.3 Biodiversity assessments; 15.4 Prospectus; 15.5 Key points; Part V: Applications; 16 Microbial diversity and ecology; 16.1 Introduction
  • 16.2 The diversity concept
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (364 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191576843
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000205608
  • (EBL)3054675
  • (OCoLC)795705236
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3054675
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000205608

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