Tags » Species Richness

A map with the number of mammal species based on IUCN redlist range maps

I am looking at species richness and number of threatened species across the landscape in eastern Africa and will explain briefly how you can create a map based on data from the… 641 more words

GIS

Biodiveristy and...beer?

Learning about the Shannon-Weaver Diversity Index or need a quick refresher? Here is a fun article that presents diversity in two different “communities” (refrigerators) in terms of richness and evenness. 6 more words

School And Study Resources

Seasonality explains the global species richness of waterfowl

Latitudinal gradients drive the diversity of many species groups; there are more species near the Equator. Birds also follow this rule. However, birds, including waterfowl, have a second peak around the 45° N latitude. 420 more words

Birds

Fish swimming toward poles as fast as they can to escape global warming

Study projects major shifts in species richness patterns

Staff Report

FRISCO — Many fish species are racing away from the equator and toward the poles to escape steadily warming ocean temperatures. 416 more words

Environment