COMADRE: a global data base of animal demography
Roberto Salguero-Gómez, Owen R. Jones, C. Ruth Archer, Christoph Bein, Hendrik de Buhr, Claudia Farack, Fränce Gottschalk, Alexander Hartmann, Anne Henning, Gabriel Hoppe, Gesa Römer, Tara Ruoff, Veronika Sommer, Julia Wille, Jakob Voigt, Stefan Zeh, Dirk Vieregg, Yvonne M. Buckley, Judy Che-Castaldo, David Hodgson, Alexander Scheuerlein, Hal Caswell and James W. Vaupel
Article first published online: 27 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12482
Population ecologists have developed and published thousands of matrix population models for animals ranging from C. elegans to corals, sheep, lions or even humans, but these data were dispersed in the literature. The authors introduce the COMADRE Animal Matrix Database, an open-data repository with high-resolution demographic information for animals world-wide .