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PLoS Biol. 2010 Jun 1;8(6):e1000385. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000385.

Distorted views of biodiversity: spatial and temporal bias in species occurrence data.

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  • 1Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College, Berkshire, United Kingdom. e.h.boakes@imperial.ac.uk

Abstract

Boakes et al. compile and analyze a historical dataset of 170,000 bird sightings over two centuries and show how changing trends in data gathering may confound a true picture of biodiversity change.

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