Demographic extrapolations: how far can/should we go?

by Rob Salguero-Gomez on Nov 21, 2016

Just because you can (extrapolate models using the available demographic data in COMPADRE and COMADRE, and other sources) doesn't mean you should. Shaun Coutts and colleagues have published a work in Ecology Letters asking how far can one extrapolate demographic outputs within and across species based on demographic knowledge, geographic and phylogenetic distance. 5c6e98bb65ddb9621988ec0ca0953e1d The academic answer is here: SR Coutts, R Salguero‐Gómez, AM Csergő, Buckley YM (2016) Extrapolating demography with climate, proximity and phylogeny: approach with caution. Ecology Letters. doi: 10.1111/ele.12691 The lay summary is here: Shaun Coutts' Research Site

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