Mammalian species richness. Red high numbers, blue low numbers

Biodiversity Modeling & Policy

Biodiversity Modeling & Policy focuses on the description and understanding of species distributions and biodiversity patterns.


Studying areas of distribution is of fundamental biological importance. Areas of distribution are at the core of Biogeography, Macroecology and Evolution.

Image of a fundamental niche (the blue ellipsoid) in three climatic dimensions. The red points represent the realized niche