Plant Distribution Data Show Broader Climatic Limits than Expert-Based Climatic Tolerance Estimates

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Caroline A Curtis; Bethany A Bradley;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 11 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5117642, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166407
  • Subject: Research Article | Earth Sciences | Habitats | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Evolutionary Processes | Atmospheric Science | Ecology | Grasses | Evolutionary Biology | Plants | Climate Change | Species Delimitation | Biology and Life Sciences | Research and Analysis Methods | Ecological Niches | Weather Stations | Medicine | Speciation | Q | R | Science | Organisms | Climatology | Conservation Science | Research Facilities

Background Although increasingly sophisticated environmental measures are being applied to species distributions models, the focus remains on using climatic data to provide estimates of habitat suitability. Climatic tolerance estimates based on expert knowledge are avai... View more
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