Topic 160

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Diversity reduces extinction risk at global scales 160 17 5

Disentangling the effects of sampling scale and size on the shape of species abundance distributions 160 17 5

No one-size-fits-all solution to clean GBIF 160 84 17 5 4

A Biodiversity Composition Map of California Derived from Environmental DNA Metabarcoding and Earth Observation 160 17 5 4

Ecological Specialization and Diversification in Birds 160 21 5

How citizen science could improve Species Distribution Models and their independent assessment 160 84 17 4

North American Breeding Bird Survey status and trend estimates to inform a wide-range of conservation needs, using a flexible Bayesian hierarchical generalized additive model 160 83 17 5 4

Forest condition in the Congo Basin for the assessment of ecosystem conservation status 160 84 17 5

Winners and losers over 35 years of dragonfly and damselfly distributional change in Germany 160 84 17 5 4

Different temporal trends in vascular plant and bryophytes communities along elevational gradients over four decades of warming 17 5

A data-driven geospatial workflow to improve mapping species distributions and assessing extinction risk under the IUCN Red List. 160 84 17 5 4

sampbias, a method for quantifying geographic sampling biases in species distribution data 160 62 17 4

The Habitat Amount Hypothesis implies negative effects of habitat fragmentation on species richness and occurrence 160 17 5

Inconsistent effects of urbanization on amphibian genetic diversity 160 84 5

Automated conservation assessment of the orchid family using deep learning 160 84 17 4

Environmental DNA metabarcoding for biodiversity monitoring of a highly-diverse tropical fish community in a coral-reef lagoon: Estimation of species richness and detection of habitat segregation 160 84 17 5

Designing an occupancy framework to monitor an endemic rainforest duck: Methodological and modelling considerations 160 84 17 5

Reassessing the observational evidence for nitrogen deposition impacts in acid grassland: Spatial Bayesian linear models indicate small and ambiguous effects on species richness 160 17 5

Population-level sensitivity to landscape variables reflects individual-based habitat selection in a woodland bat species 160 17 5

Allochronic Divergence Driven by Spatial Asynchrony in Precipitation in Neotropical Frogs? 160 17 5

High performance machine learning models can fully automate labeling of camera trap images for ecological analyses 160 26 4

Predicting amphibian intraspecific diversity with machine learning: Challenges and prospects for integrating traits, geography, and genetic data 160 5 4

Assessing the reliability of species distribution projections in climate change research 182 160 84 17 4

Data quantity is more important than its spatial bias for predictive species distribution modelling 182 160 83 17 4

Nested versus independent sampling: Solving the mystery of contradictory species-area relationships 160 17 5

Species packing and the latitudinal gradient in local beta-diversity 160 17 5

Extent of similarity between agricultural and natural land covers shapes how biodiversity responds to agricultural expansion at landscape scales 160 17 5

Functionally unique, specialised, and endangered (FUSE) species: towards integrated metrics for the conservation prioritisation toolbox 160 84 17 5

The Demographic History of Micro-endemics: Have Rare Species Always Been Rare? 84 5 4

Optimising tropical forest bird surveys using passive acoustic monitoring and repeated short-duration point counts 17 5 4

Closing Gaps But Increasing Bias In North American Butterfly Inventory Completeness 160 17 5

Capturing biodiversity complexities while accounting for imperfect detection: the application of occupancy-based diversity profiles. 83 17 5 4

Integrating genetics, morphology, and fungal host specificity in conservation studies of a vulnerable, selfing, mycoheterotrophic orchid 160 84 5

Clarifying the relationship between body size and extinction risk in amphibians by complete mapping of model space 183 160 84 17 5

Comment on Pescott & Jitlal 2020: Failure to account for measurement error undermines their conclusion of a weak impact of nitrogen deposition on plant species richness 160 17 5 4

How Much of Usable Matrix is Necessary to SuppressFragmentation Effect? An Individual Based Model ofPopulation Extinction 160 17 5 4

bbsBayes: An R Package for Hierarchical Bayesian Analysis of North American Breeding Bird Survey Data 160 84 17 5 4

Harnessing the power of eDNA metabarcoding for the detection of deep-sea fishes 84 17 5 4

Characterizing the genetic diversity of the Andean blueberry (Vaccinium floribundum Kunth.) across the Ecuadorian Highlands 160 84 17 5

Taxonomic, temporal, and spatial variation in the dynamics of High-Arctic arthropod populations 17 5

Transects, quadrats, or points? What is the best combination to get a precise estimation of a coral community? 160 84 17 5 4

Evidence for a growing population of eastern migratory monarch butterflies is currently insufficient (with extinction risk analyses) 160 84 17 5

Spatial distribution and hotspots of mammals in Canada 84 17 5

A simulation study of the use of temporal occupancy for identifying core and transient species 17 5

Beyond a single patch: local and regional processes explain diversity patterns in a seagrass epifaunal metacommunity 17 5

Testing the ability of species distribution models to infer variable importance 160 17 5 4


Consistent trade-offs in ecosystem services between land covers with different production intensities 160 17 5

Critique of the scientific basis for currently proposed protection options for Hectors and Maui dolphins 160 84 17 5

Interaction of habitat isolation and seasonality: impact of fragmentation in dynamic landscapes on local and regional population variability in meta-food chains 17 5

Evaluation of biodiversity metrics through environmental DNA metabarcoding compared with visual and capture surveys in river fish community 17 5

Anthropogenic factors influence the occupancy of an invasive carnivore in a suburban preserve system 160 84 17 5

Soundscapes predict species occurrence in tropical forests 160 84 17 4

Adjacent terrestrial landscapes impact the biogeographical pattern of soil Escherichia coli in produce fields via modifying the importance of environmental selection and dispersal 17 5

Cetacean habitat modelling to inform conservation management, marine spatial planning, and as a basis for anthropogenic threat mitigation in Indonesia 160 84 17 5

Temporal resource continuity increases predator abundance in a metapopulation model: insights for conservation and biocontrol 17 5

Deep learning for automated analysis of fish abundance: the benefits of training across multiple habitats 160 26 17 4

Phylogenetic and metabolic diversity have contrasting effects on the ecological functioning of bacterial communities 17 5

Estimating invasion dynamics with geopolitical-unit level records: performance and similarity of common methods using both simulated data and a real case 160 83 17 15 5 4

SILand: an R package for estimating the spatial influence of landscape 160 17 4

Contrasting impacts of urban and farmland cover on flying insect biomass 84 17 5

Including intraspecific trait variability to avoid distortion of functional diversity and ecological inference: lessons from natural assemblages 17 5 4

Direct and indirect effects of land-use intensity on plant communities across elevation in semi-natural grasslands 17 5

Spatio-temporal surveys of the brown meagre Sciaena umbra using passive acoustics for management and conservation 84 17 5

Increasing temperature threatens an already endangered coastal dune plant 86 17 5

Species traits predict extinction risk across the Tree of Life 7 5

Unlocking the potential of historical abundance datasets to study biomass change in flying insects 160 17 5 4

iucn_sim: A new program to simulate future extinctions based on IUCN threat status 83 4

Fuzzy Quantification of Common and Rare Species in Ecological Communities (FuzzyQ) 17 4

The role of higher-order biotic interactions on tropical tree growth 99 17 5

Evidence of climate change impacts on the iconic Welwitschia mirabilis in the Namib Desert 17 5

Deforestation and bird habitat loss in Colombia 84 17 5

Insect threats and conservation through the lens of global experts 84 17 5

Diversity of dominant soil bacteria increases with warming velocity at the global scale 17 5

Analytical guidelines to increase the value of citizen science data: using eBird data to estimate species occurrence 83 4

Status of aquatic and riparian biodiversity in artificial lake ecosystems with and without management for recreational fisheries: Implications for conservation 17 7 5

Associations Between Habitat Quality And Body Size In The Carpathian Land Snail Vestia turgida: Species Distribution Model Selection And Assessment Of Performance 182 160 84 17 5 4

Standardizing carabid pitfall catches for trapping effort; a meta-analysis 84 17 5

From sea surface to seafloor: a benthic allochthonous eDNA survey for the abyssal ocean 160 17 5

Patch size distribution and network connectivity affect species invasion dynamics in dendritic networks 17 5

eDNA metabarcoding reveals a core and secondary diets of the greater horseshoe bat with strong spatio-temporal plasticity 17 5

Plant community associations with environmental variables in a semi-deciduous tropical forest of the Dominican Republic 17 5

Contrasting effects of land cover on nesting habitat use and reproductive output for bumble bees 84 17 5

Predicting species distributions and community composition using remote sensing products 7 5 4

Grazing impacts on ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) abundance and diversity on a semi-natural grassland 17 5

Ecological theory predicts ecosystem stressor interactions in freshwater ecosystems, but highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the additive null model 17 5 4

Estimating individual level plant traits at scale 17 4

Effectiveness of protected areas in conserving tropical forest birds 84 17 5

Reduced horseshoe crab abundance and feeding activity beneath intertidal oyster aquaculture structures in the Delaware Bay 160 84 17 5

Quantifying the individual impact of artificial barriers in freshwaters: A standardized and absolute genetic index of fragmentation 160 84 17 5 4

Range sizes of the world's mammals, birds andamphibians from 5,000 BC to 2100 AD 84 17 5

Multiple resource use strategies confer resilience to the socio-ecosystem in a protected area in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico 160 17 5

Chemical patterns of colony membership and mother-offspring similarity in Antarctic fur seals are reproducible over time 160 5

Ecological memory mitigates negative impacts of disturbance on biomass production in benthic diatom metacommunities 17 5

Resolving the species pool dependence of beta-diversity using coverage-based rarefaction 17 5 4

Drivers of vascular plant species area relationships in British broadleaved woodlands and their effects on the species area curve 17 5

100+ years of bird survey data reveal changes in functional fingerprints indexing ecosystem health of a tropical montane forest through time 7 5

Modelling movement and landscape connectivity of New Zealand native birds in highly structured agroecosystem networks 17 5

Stocktaking the environmental coverage of a continental ecosystem observation network 160 17 5 4

Eucalyptus plantations in temperate grasslands: responses of taxonomic and functional diversity of plant communities to environmental changes 17 5