The Measurement of Biological Diversity

St Andrews is a world-leader in the development and deployment of statistical techniques for estimating and measuring biodiversity, across populations and communities of a staggering array of organisms. We measure and seek to understand genetic diversity across different levels of populations, communities, and ecosystems.

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Prof. Anne Magurran
Dr. Maria Dornelas

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Key Publications
10 (of 175 /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/status/published available) for aem1 (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
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A remote sensing approach to understanding patterns of secondary succession in tropical forest Eric Chraibi, Sandra Luque, Amy Elizabeth Deacon, Anne Magurran, Jean-Baptiste Féret
Remote Sensing 2021 vol. 13
Contrasting trends in biodiversity of birds and trees during succession following cacao agroforest abandonment Amy Elizabeth Deacon, Dan Jaggernauth, Anne Magurran
Journal of Applied Ecology 2021 vol. 58 pp. 1248-1260
The shape of species abundance distributions across spatial scales Laura Ines Henriques Antao, Anne Magurran, Maria Dornelas
Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 2021 vol. 9
Global change in the functional diversity of marine fisheries exploitation over the past 65 years Faye Helen Moyes, Anne Magurran
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 2020 vol. 287
Landscape-scale forest loss as a catalyst of population and biodiversity change Gergana N. Daskalova, Isla H. Myers-Smith, Anne D. Bjorkman, Shane A. Blowes, Sarah R. Supp, Anne Magurran, Maria Dornelas
Science 2020 vol. 368 pp. 1341-1347
Recent increases in assemblage rarity are linked to increasing local immigration Maria Dornelas, Anne Magurran
Royal Society Open Science 2020 vol. 7
A balance of winners and losers in the Anthropocene Maria Dornelas, Nicholas J. Gotelli, Hideyasu Shimadzu, Faye Helen Moyes, Anne Magurran, Brian J. McGill
Ecology Letters 2019 vol. 22 pp. 847-854
Change in the dominance structure of two marine-fish assemblages over three decades Faye Helen Moyes, Anne Magurran
Journal of Fish Biology 2019 vol. 94 pp. 96-102
Gelatinous umbrella: why it is good to be invertebrate Anne Magurran
TLS, The Times Literary Supplement 2019 pp. 32-32