Distance decay of similarity in freshwater communities: do macro- and microorganisms follow the same rules?
Glob Ecol Biogeogr. 2012 Mar; 21(3):365-75
This article PDF usually requires a subscription to access but you can receive the PDF, at no cost, through a special arrangement between Springer Science+Business Media and Faculty of 1000 for our Faculty Members who act as reviewers. This PDF is provided to you only for the purposes of reviewing the article while you consider preparing a recommendation of the article for F1000Prime. Other than for this purpose you warrant that you will treat the PDF as confidential. Furthermore you warrant that you will not use the PDF for any other purpose, especially but not limited to forwarding, copying, selling, distributing it whether commercially or non-commercially and that you will not make it available on any website for any other purpose.
The relative importance of niche-based (species sorting) and neutral (e.g., dispersal) processes in structuring natural communities is a topic of considerable debate and practical importance in conservation and restoration planning. Furthermore, we know little about how the relative importance of these processes vary across different taxonomic groups. Such knowledge is especially wanting in stream ecosystems. The authors of this paper argue that niche-based control is most important for each of three dissimilar groups of species (stream diatoms, macroinvertebrates and sessile bryophytes), but traits that determine dispersal ability unrelated to organism size modify the strengths of these niche-based relationships.
Hawkins C: F1000Prime Recommendation of [Astorga A et al., Glob Ecol Biogeogr 2012, 21(3):365-75]. In F1000Prime, 23 Jun 2012; DOI: 10.3410/f.717397874.792503057. F1000Prime.com/717397874#eval792503057
There is either no abstract included in the PubMed record, or the article is not indexed in PubMed.
You may be able to access the article via the link(s) below or via 'Get Article' in the toolbar (note, we do not supply access to articles that are not free to view).
F1000Prime Recommendations, Dissents and Comments for [Astorga A et al., Glob Ecol Biogeogr 2012, 21(3):365-75]. In F1000Prime, 21 Dec 2014; F1000Prime.com/717397874
Get the most out of F1000Prime - attend a live online demonstration.
Please choose one of the following time zones:
Want to become an
has been added to your "Faculty I'm Following" page in MyF1000
Follow/Unfollow any Faculty via their recommendations, biography pages, or MyF1000
If you've forgotten your password, please enter your email address below and we'll send you instructions on how to reset your password.
The email address should be the one you originally registered with F1000.
You registered with F1000 via Google, so we cannot reset your password.
To sign in, please click here.
If you still need help with your Google account password, please click here.
You registered with F1000 via Facebook, so we cannot reset your password.
To sign in, please click here.
If you still need help with your Facebook account password, please click here.
We have sent an email to , please follow the instructions to reset your password.
If you don't receive this email, please check your spam filters and/or contact email@example.com.