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Although the relationship between the aboveground net primary production (ANPP) and speciesdiversity (SR) have been widely reported, there is considerable disagreement about the fitting patterns of SR–ANPP, which has been variously described as ‘positive’, ‘negative’,...

["Biodiversity","Biogeography","Ecosystem Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2495v1
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The tropical earthworm Pontoscolex corethrurus presents a broad distribution (56 countries from four continents) with climates that resemble the one in its native area of distribution. In invasive earthworms, it is generally assumed that temperature appears to...

["Animal Behavior","Biogeography","Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Environmental Sciences"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1789v1
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Instream wood promotes habitat heterogeneity through its influence on flow hydraulics and channel geomorphology. Within the Columbia River Basin, USA, wood is vital for the creation and maintenance of habitat for threatened salmonids. However, our understanding...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Biogeography","Conservation Biology","Ecosystem Science","Environmental Sciences"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1256v1
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Stream classification provides a means to understand the diversity and distribution of channels and floodplains that occur across a landscape while drawing linkages between geomorphic form and process. Accordingly, stream classification is frequently employed as...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Biogeography","Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Environmental Sciences"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.885v2
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Context dependency is a key challenge emerging in metacommunity ecology, which is hindering the development of general ecological theories. River networks and other dendritic systems provide unique systems for examining variation in the processes shaping biodiversity...

["Biodiversity","Biogeography","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Ecosystem Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1040v1
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Here we investigate relationships between NDVI, Biomass, and Leaf Area Index (LAI) for six key plant species near Barrow, Alaska. We explore how key plant species differ in biomass, leaf area index (LAI) and how can vegetation spectral indices be used to estimate...

["Biodiversity","Biogeography","Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Environmental Sciences"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.913v1
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