Mechanistic reconciliation of community and invasion ecology
journal contributionposted on 2021-03-01, 21:05 authored by Guillaume Latombe, David M Richardson, Melodie McGeochMelodie McGeoch, Res Altwegg, Jane A Catford, Jonathan M Chase, Franck Courchamp, Karen J Esler, Jonathan M Jeschke, Pietro Landi, John Measey, Guy F Midgley, Henintsoa O Minoarivelo, James G Rodger, Cang Hui
Community and invasion ecology have mostly grown independently. There is substantial overlap in the processes captured by different models in the two fields, and various frameworks have been developed to reduce this redundancy and synthesize information content. Despite broad recognition that community and invasion ecology are interconnected, a process‐based framework synthesizing models across these two fields is lacking.