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Distorted Views of Biodiversity: Spatial and Temporal Bias in Species Occurrence Data

  • Elizabeth H. Boakes mail,

    e.h.boakes@imperial.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College, Berkshire, United Kingdom

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  • Philip J. K. McGowan,

    Affiliation: World Pheasant Association, Newcastle University Biology Field Station, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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  • Richard A. Fuller,

    Affiliations: School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia, The Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Climate Adaptation Flagship and CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia

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  • Ding Chang-qing,

    Affiliation: College of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China

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  • Natalie E. Clark,

    Affiliations: Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College, Berkshire, United Kingdom, World Pheasant Association, Newcastle University Biology Field Station, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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  • Kim O'Connor,

    Affiliations: Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College, Berkshire, United Kingdom, Aquatic Department, The London Aquarium, London, United Kingdom

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  • Georgina M. Mace

    Affiliation: Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College, Berkshire, United Kingdom

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  • Published: June 01, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000385

About the Authors

Elizabeth H. Boakes, Natalie E. Clark, Kim O'Connor, Georgina M. Mace
Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Philip J. K. McGowan, Natalie E. Clark
World Pheasant Association, Newcastle University Biology Field Station, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Richard A. Fuller
School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia
Richard A. Fuller
The Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Climate Adaptation Flagship and CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia
Ding Chang-qing
College of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China
Kim O'Connor
Aquatic Department, The London Aquarium, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: e.h.boakes@imperial.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.