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Biodiversity gradient in relation to biogeographic, altitudinal and ecological factors

Research activity

Code Science Field Subfield
1.03.00  Natural sciences and mathematics  Biology   

Code Science Field
B270  Biomedical sciences  Plant ecology 
B280  Biomedical sciences  Animal ecology 
B320  Biomedical sciences  Systematic zoology, taxonomy, zoogeopraphy 
Keywords
biodiversity patterns, species richness, elevational gradient, north-western Dinaric Alps
Evaluation (rules)
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Researchers (6)
no. Code Name and surname Research area Role Period No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  10352  PhD Mitja Kaligarič  Biology  Researcher  2004 - 2007  698 
2.  09211  PhD Boris Kryštufek  Biology  Head  2004 - 2007  982 
3.  23363  Bojana Lipej  Biology  Researcher  2004 - 2005  70 
4.  24217  MSc Nataša Režek Donev  Interdisciplinary research  Researcher  2004 - 2007  38 
5.  14455  PhD Andrej Sovinc  Biology  Researcher  2004 - 2007  262 
6.  19562  PhD Sonja Škornik  Biology  Researcher  2004 - 2007  353 
Organisations (2)
no. Code Research organisation City Registration number No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  0589  University of Maribor, Faculty of Education  Maribor  5089638013  13,178 
2.  1510  Science and Research Centre Koper  Koper  7187416000  13,745 
Abstract
The project aims at documenting and explaining the pattern in species richness along an elevational gradient from the seashore to the peak of Mt. Snežnik (1796 m a.s.l.). Pattern will be described and confronted with the theories about the spatial distribution of biodiversity. Particular attention will be paid on the universality of the humped curve as a response of species richness to an increased altitude. The transect could serve as a standpoint in further long term biodiversity monitoring in an area of expected rapid changes in species composition as a respond to climatic changes.
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