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How does this compare to two papers cited above by McCallum

Posted by mmccallum on 19 Nov 2012 at 14:09 GMT

weak effects of mean annual temperature, annual temperature seasonality and annual precipitation seasonality (the two top-ranked models accounted for 0.354 and 0.267 of the wBIC, respectively;

McCallum et al. and McCallum (provided above) demonstrated that cricket frogs and box turtles are well impacted by changes in precipitation and temperature if you account for seasonal variation. Further, a later study on box turtles in maryland supported the box turtle study. Further, previous studies (cited within above articles) demonstrate that these trends are also impacting various fishes. Therefore, it seems probable that temp and precip are very important, even if your model only weakly identified the issue.

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