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2002 Blackwell Science Ltd. http://www.blackwell-science.com/geb RESEARCH ARTICLE
 

Summary: © 2002 Blackwell Science Ltd. http://www.blackwell-science.com/geb
RESEARCH ARTICLE
Global Ecology & Biogeography (2002) 11, 131­141
Blackwell Science Ltd
Geographical distributions of spiny pocket mice
in South America: insights from predictive models
ROBERT P. ANDERSON1,
*, MARCELA GÓMEZ-LAVERDE2
and A. TOWNSEND PETERSON1
1
Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas,
Lawrence, Kansas, 66045­7561, U.S.A. E-mail: town@ukans.edu, 2
Fundación Ulamá, Apartado Aéreo 93674, Santafé de Bogotá, Colombia.
E-mail: calima@andinet.com
ABSTRACT
Aim Predictive models of species' distributions use occurrence
records and environmental data to produce a model of the
species' requirements and a map of its potential distribution.
To determine regions of suitable environmental conditions
and assess biogeographical questions regarding their ranges,

  

Source: Anderson, Robert P. - Department of Biology, City College, City University of New York
Peterson, A. Townsend - History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center & Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine; Environmental Sciences and Ecology