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Linking dimensions of data on global marine animal diversity

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posted on 20.08.2020 by Tom Webb
R Code to support analysis linking taxonomic, occurrence, genetic, and conservation dimensions of marine animal diversity. This code reproduces figures and analyses from
Webb & Vanhoorne Linking dimensions of data on global marine animal diversity, Phil Trans R Soc B, doi: 10.1098/rstb.2019.0445, to quantify and visualise the availability of data on geographic occurrences, genetic sequences, conservation assessments, and DNA barcodes across all phyla and broad functional groups for >200,000 marine animal species. The data files accessed by our code are archived under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License in the Marine Data Archive with full meta-data available in IMIS here: https://doi.org/10.14284/417

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Integrating Macroecology and Modelling to Elucidate Regulation of Services from Ecosystems (IMMERSE)

Natural Environment Research Council

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The scale of diversity: abundance, occupancy and aggregation in marine systems

Royal Society

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European Marine Observation and Data Network- Biology Lot 3

Belgian Federal Science Policy Office

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