Paper: What is macroecology?
What is macroecology?Sally A. Keith1, Tom J. Webb3, Katrin Böhning-Gaese4, Sean R. Connolly1,2, Nicholas K. Dulvy5, Felix Eigenbrod6, Kate E. Jones7, Trevor Price8, David W. Redding7, Ian P. F. Owens9 and Nick J. B. Isaac10Author for correspondence (njbi@...).
The symposium What is Macroecology? was held in London on 20 June 2012. The event was the inaugural meeting of the Macroecology Special Interest Group of the British Ecological Society and was attended by nearly 100 scientists from 11 countries. The meeting reviewed the recent development of the macroecological agenda. The key themes that emerged were a shift towards more explicit modelling of ecological processes, a growing synthesis across systems and scales, and new opportunities to apply macroecological concepts in other research fields.Source: The Royal Society [Open Access Paper]
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