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Model-based hypervolumes for complex ecological data. / Jarvis, S.G.; Henrys, P.A.; Keith, A.M.; Mackay, E.; Ward, S.E.; Smart, S.M.

In: Ecology, Vol. 100, No. 5, e02676, 01.05.2019.

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Jarvis, SG, Henrys, PA, Keith, AM, Mackay, E, Ward, SE & Smart, SM 2019, 'Model-based hypervolumes for complex ecological data', Ecology, vol. 100, no. 5, e02676. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2676

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Jarvis, S. G., Henrys, P. A., Keith, A. M., Mackay, E., Ward, S. E., & Smart, S. M. (2019). Model-based hypervolumes for complex ecological data. Ecology, 100(5), [e02676]. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2676

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Jarvis SG, Henrys PA, Keith AM, Mackay E, Ward SE, Smart SM. Model-based hypervolumes for complex ecological data. Ecology. 2019 May 1;100(5). e02676. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2676

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Jarvis, S.G. ; Henrys, P.A. ; Keith, A.M. ; Mackay, E. ; Ward, S.E. ; Smart, S.M. / Model-based hypervolumes for complex ecological data. In: Ecology. 2019 ; Vol. 100, No. 5.

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