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Connecting ecology and conservation through experiment

An experimental infrastructure consisting of environmentally controlled and spatially linked habitat patches permits studies on terrestrial animal dispersal at an unprecedented scale for an experiment with such strict control.

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Figure 1: The relationship between the size of study areas and the degree of experimental control in spatial ecology studies.

Microcosm, N.M. Haddad; Metatron, Q. Benard; SRS Corridor Experiment, E. Damschen

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Haddad, N. Connecting ecology and conservation through experiment. Nat Methods 9, 794–795 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/nmeth.2107

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