island: Stochastic Island Biogeography Theory Made Easy

Tools to develop stochastic models based on the Theory of Island Biogeography (TIB) of MacArthur and Wilson (1967) <DOI:10.1023/A:1016393430551> and extensions. The package implements methods to estimate colonization and extinction rates (including environmental variables) given presence-absence data, simulate community assembly, and perform model selection.

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AuthorVicente Jimenez [aut, cre], David Alonso [aut]
Date of publication2016-04-06 18:18:53
MaintainerVicente Jimenez <>

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