Frontiers of Biogeography (ISSN 1948-6596)
the scientific magazine of the International Biogeography Society

Volume 3, issue 4 January 2012
(Click on titles below to link to individual articles, or choose complete issue here [2.1 MB])


table of contents

news and update

update: Recent advances in using species distributional models to understand past distributions
J.L. Blois (p. 123)

update: Divergence of island biotas when they were not always islands
C.P. Burridge (p. 125)

update: Escaping the trap of low sample size in island biogeography
J. Hortal (p. 127)

update: The (often ignored) role of vicariance in evolutionary diversification on oceanic islands
C.E. Parent (p. 130)

meeting summary: Discussing the latest advances in biogeography with young biogeographers
S. Nogué et al. (p. 133)

workshop summary: Atlantic fishes as a model for the study of biogeography and phylogeograhy
G. Bernardi (p. 137)

book review: Tackling thorny issues in seasonally dry tropical forests
J. Ghazoul (p. 140)

book review: A case for microbial endemism
J.B.H. Martiny (p. 143)


opinion and perspectives

perspective: Individual variation and weak neutrality as determinants of forest diversity
B. Beckage et al. (p. 145)

membership corner

from the society: Board, but not boring: what the IBS Board accomplished in 2011
R. Field (p. 156)

from the society: The IBS thanks all donors from 2011
p. 158

from the society: Call for Nominations for the Alfred Russel Wallace Award
p. 159

from the society: The IBS announces the MacArthur & Wilson Award
p. 159

from the society: First announcement for the 6th Biennial Conference of the International Biogeography Society — Kovens Convention Center, Miami, Florida, USA, January 9th-13th, 2013
p. 160

Upcoming meetings
p. 161