Metapopulation dynamics in a changing climate: Increasing spatial synchrony in weather conditions drives metapopulation synchrony of a butterfly inhabiting a fragmented landscape

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Kahilainen, Aapo; van Nouhuys, Saskya; Schulz, Torsti; Saastamoinen, Marjo;
(2018)
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Inc.
  • Journal: Global Change Biology, volume 24, issue 9, pages 4,316-4,329 (issn: 1354-1013, eissn: 1365-2486)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC6120548, doi: 10.1111/gcb.14280
  • Subject: Primary Research Article | Primary Research Articles | climate change | dispersal | Lepidoptera | life history | Melitaea cinxia | metapopulation dynamics | population synchrony | precipitation | temperature | trophic interactions

Abstract Habitat fragmentation and climate change are both prominent manifestations of global change, but there is little knowledge on the specific mechanisms of how climate change may modify the effects of habitat fragmentation, for example, by altering dynamics of spa... View more
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