Boundaries in ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) and environmental variables at the edges of forest patches with residential developments
Davis, Doreen E.; Gagné, Sara A.;
- Publisher: PeerJ Inc.
- Journal: PeerJ,volume 6 (issn: 2167-8359, eissn: 2167-8359)
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- Subject: Edge effects | R | Ecology | Biodiversity | Biogeography | Medicine | Boundary detection | Temperate deciduous forest | Conservation Biology | Southeast USA | Urbanization
Background Few studies of edge effects on wildlife objectively identify habitat edges or explore non-linear responses. In this paper, we build on ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) research that has begun to address these domains by using triangulation wombling to id... View more