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A neutral theory with environmental stochasticity explains static and dynamic properties of ecological communities

Ecology Letters

Apr 24, 2015

Michael KalyuzhnyNadav M Shnerb

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Understanding the forces shaping ecological communities is crucial to basic science and conservation. Neutral theory has made considerable progress in explaining static properties of communities, like species abundance distributions (SADs), with a simple and generic model, but was criti...read more

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Fluctuation
Biological Community
Stochastic Processes
Patterns
Environment
Theoretical Study
Underpopulation
Bionomics
Biodiversity
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A neutral theory with environmental stochasticity explains static and dynamic properties of ecological communities

Ecology Letters

Apr 24, 2015

Michael KalyuzhnyNadav M Shnerb

PMID: 25903067

DOI: 10.1111/ele.12439

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Understanding the forces shaping ecological communities is crucial to basic science and conservation. Neutral theory has made considerable progress in explaining static properties of communities, like species abundance distributions (SADs), with a simple and generic model, but was criti...read more

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Biodiversity
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