This article corrects:

  1. Navigating the multiple meanings of β diversity: a roadmap for the practicing ecologist Volume 14, Issue 1, 19–28, Article first published online: 11 November 2010

In the paper by Anderson et al. (2011), Ecology Letters, 14, 19–28. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2010.01552.x

  • 1The equation on p. 20, third paragraph of ‘Classical metrics’, line 5, is incorrect. It should read: ‘inline image is the exponential of the average of the indices calculated for each α-level sample unit’.
  • 2Some of the values in the two rows corresponding to the diversity metrics ‘inline image’ and ‘βShannon’ in Table 2 (p. 26) were incorrect. The correct values for these two rows are:
Table 2. 
Diversity metrics198119831985FPPair-wise test results
inline image11.632.586.8015.780.001081 > (85, 83)
βShannon2.776.902.017.370.000183 > (81, 85)