Workshop 4: Trait and evolutionary distances for community analysis


1.30–4pm 24 April


Gould Meetings Room, ANU (Bldg 116, Rm 246)


Visualising and combining trait and evolutionary distances for community analysis

Audience Grad students, Post docs, Professors. Participants should have a basic understanding of R.

Background prep Participants need to bring their own laptop with R and the following two packages installed:

  1. ape: Analyses of Phylogenetics and Evolution
  2. Picante: R tools for integrating phylogenies and ecology

These files should also be downloaded prior to the workshop:

  1. FPD_example.R
  2. funphylocom.R

Suggested reading: Cadotte, et al. 2013 The ecology of differences: assessing community assembly with trait and evolutionary distances Ecology Letters 16: 1234–1244.

Register here


Marc Cadotte

University of Toronto | webpage

Russell Dinnage

CSIRO | webpage

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