Introduction to point pattern analysis for ecologists

Point pattern analysis is a set of techniques to analyze spatial point data. In ecology this type of analysis may arise in several context but make specific assumptions regarding the ways the data were generated, so let's first see what type of ecological data may or may not be relevant for point pattern analysis. ¬†What … Continue reading Introduction to point pattern analysis for ecologists

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Using Spatial Data in R;

Nowadays more and more spatial data analysis are performed in Biology due to the ever expanding information freely available on the internet, as for example the GBIF web facility giving access to species records, and also to the questions linked to global change: what is a species niche? Why are there more species in the … Continue reading Using Spatial Data in R;