Data from: Space can substitute for time in predicting climate-change effects on biodiversity

Jessica L. Blois, John W. Williams, Matthew C. Fitzpatrick, Stephen T. Jackson & Simon Ferrier
“Space-for-time” substitution is widely used in biodiversity modeling to infer past or future trajectories of ecological systems from contemporary spatial patterns. However, the foundational assumption—that drivers of spatial gradients of species composition also drive temporal changes in diversity—rarely is tested. Here, we empirically test the space-for-time assumption by constructing orthogonal datasets of compositional turnover of plant taxa and climatic dissimilarity through time and across space from Late Quaternary pollen records in eastern North America, then...
2 citations reported since publication in 2013.
162 views reported since publication in 2013.

These counts follow the COUNTER Code of Practice, meaning that Internet robots and repeats within a certain time frame are excluded.
What does this mean?
46 downloads reported since publication in 2013.

These counts follow the COUNTER Code of Practice, meaning that Internet robots and repeats within a certain time frame are excluded.
What does this mean?