New methods for measuring ENM breadth and overlap in environmental space

Dan L. Warren, Linda J. Beaumont, Russel Dinnage, John Baumgartner

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Abstract

Environmental niche models (ENM) and species distribution models (SDM) are used to estimate species’ environmental niches and the distribution of suitable habitat. ENMs are used to aid conservation decisions and to study niche evolution. Investigators use metrics of niche breadth (Levins 1968, Mandle et al. 2010) to quantify the estimated geographic distribution of projected habitat suitability, or overlap to measure similarity between ENMs (Warren et al. 2008, 2010, Rödder and Engler 2011).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)444-446
Number of pages3
JournalEcography
Volume42
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2019

Keywords

  • niche breadth
  • niche model
  • niche overlap

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