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Recasting the species-energy hypothesis Allen, Gillooly & Brown Recasting the species-energy hypothesis: the different roles of kinetic and
 

Summary: Recasting the species-energy hypothesis Allen, Gillooly & Brown
Recasting the species-energy hypothesis: the different roles of kinetic and
potential energy in regulating biodiversity
Andrew P. Allen1
, James F. Gillooly2
, James H. Brown3
1
National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, 735 State St., Suite 300, Santa
Barbara, CA, USA, 93101, drewa@nceas.ucsb.edu
2
Department of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA, 32611,
gillooly@zoo.ufl.edu
3
Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA, 87131
jhbrown@unm.edu
I. Introduction
Understanding the causes and consequences of variation in biodiversity has long been a
central focus of research in ecology and biogeography (von Humboldt, 1808; Hutchinson,
1959; MacArthur, 1969; Brown, 1981; Tilman, 1999; Hubbell, 2001; Clarke, 2006).
Ecologists have been particularly fascinated by the latitudinal gradient of increasing

  

Source: Allen, Andrew P. - National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California at Santa Barbara

 

Collections: Environmental Sciences and Ecology