Sunday, 1 November 2015
Melodie McGeoch & Cang Hui - Estimating biodiversity turnover
The reading group will meet this Friday (6th November) at 1pm, We are reading and discussing a recent paper on biodiversity turnover by Melodie McGeoch & Cang Hui .
Melodie is an ecologists working on the dynamics of biological invasions and the response of communities to changing environments. Cang is a mathematical ecologist interested in proposing models and theories for explaining emerging patterns in ecology. They have been working together on quantifying and estimating biodiversity turnover.
We will read a joint paper of theirs in the American Naturalist titled Zeta Diversity as a Concept and Metric That UnifiesIncidence-Based Biodiversity Patterns