Site-level data and Jaccard similarities from Newbold et al. (2016) "Has land use pushed terrestrial biodiversity beyond the planetary boundary? A global assessment", Science 353, 281-291, DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf2201

This is the site-level data used in Newbold et al. (2016) "Has land use pushed terrestrial biodiversity beyond the planetary boundary? A global assessment", Science, and the Jaccard similarities among land uses from the models in the same paper. Please refer to that paper for details of how the site-level data frame and Jaccard similarity matrix were created, and the README file for column explanations. Identifying information (author, bibliographic details, precise coordinates) have been removed from this data frame so as not to violate agreements with the many data contributors; the full biodiversity data set that underpins these analyses is currently in review (as of May 2016) and will be published on data.nhm.ac.uk, by agreement with the contributors, at which point all the biodiversity data used here will be available.

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Tim Newbold; Lawrence N Hudson; Andrew P Arnell; Sara Contu et al. (2016). Dataset: Site-level data and Jaccard similarities from Newbold et al. (2016) "Has land use pushed terrestrial biodiversity beyond the planetary boundary? A global assessment", Science 353, 281-291, DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf2201. Natural History Museum Data Portal (data.nhm.ac.uk). http://dx.doi.org/10.5519/0073893

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Author(s) Tim Newbold; Lawrence N Hudson; Andrew P Arnell; Sara Contu et al.
Affiliation UNEP-WCMC, University College London, Natural History Museum, Imperial College London, CSIRO Canberra, Luc Hoffmann Institute, University of Copenhagen, University of Sussex
Contributors Sources of data are referenced in full in Newbold et al. (2016) Science.
Temporal extent 1986-2013
Dataset category Research
Last updated July 25, 2016
Created May 27, 2016
License CC-BY-NC-4.0