Analysing Patterns of Biodiversity



Patterns of functional or phylogenetic diversity among communities can be described thanks to the Double Principal Coordinate Analysis (DPCoA). This approach depicts differences among communities in low-dimensional plots and explains those differences by their species compositions and the functional or phylogenetic differences among species.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie EvolutiveCNRS UMR 5558 – Université de LyonVilleurbanneFrance
  2. 2.Department of Infectious Disease EpidemiologyLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineLondonUK
  3. 3.Centre d’Ecologie et des Sciences de la Conservation (CESCO)Muséum national déHistoire naturelle, CNRS, Sorbonne UniversitéParisFrance

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