E-mail a Wiley Online Library Link

Han Xu, Shirong Liu, Yide Li, Runguo Zang and Fangliang He Assessing non-parametric and area-based methods for estimating regional species richness Journal of Vegetation Science 23

Version of Record online: 17 MAY 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1654-1103.2012.01423.x

Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

Six nonparametric methods underestimated the species richness, while six area-based methods overestimated the species richness. Nonparametric methods should not be used to estimate richness across heterogeneous landscapes but used in well-defined sampling areas. Jack2 is the best of the six nonparametric methods, while the logistic model and the MaxEnt method seem to be the best of the six area-based methods.

Complete the form below and we will send an e-mail message containing a link to the selected article on your behalf

Required = Required Field