Threshold Indicator Taxa Analysis

Description

Uses indicator species scores across binary partitions of a sample set to detect congruence in taxon-specific changes of abundance and occurrence frequency along an environmental gradient as evidence of an ecological community threshold.

Details

Relevant references include: Baker, ME and RS King. 2010. A new method for detecting and interpreting biodiversity and ecological community thresholds.

Methods in Ecology and Evolution 1(1): 25:37. King, RS and ME Baker. 2010. Considerations for identifying and interpreting ecological community thresholds.#' Journal of the North American Benthological Association 29(3):998-1008. Baker ME and RS King. 2013. Of TITAN and straw men: an appeal for greater understanding of community data. Freshwater Science 32(2):489-506.