Publication Details

The compositional similarity of urban forests among the world's cities is scale dependent

Publication Toolbox

  • Download PDF (732.0 KB)
  • This publication is available only online.
Yang, Jun; La Sorte, Frank A.; Pysek, Petr; Yan, Pengbo; Nowak, David; McBride, Joe

Year Published

2015

Publication

Global Ecology and Biogeography. 24(12): 1413-1423.

Abstract

Aim We examined species composition of urban forests from local to global scales using occurrence and abundance information to determine how compositional similarity is defined across spatial scales. We predicted that urban forests have become more homogeneous world-wide, which should result in minimal scale dependence that is more pronounced for non-native species, especially when considering abundance information.

Citation

Yang, Jun; La Sorte, Frank A.; Pyšek, Petr; Yan, Pengbo; Nowak, David; McBride, Joe 2015. The compositional similarity of urban forests among the world's cities is scale dependent. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 24(12): 1413-1423.

Last updated on: October 19, 2016