All is flux : the predictive power of fluctuating Quaternary mammalian faunal-climate scenarios. / Schreve, Danielle.

In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, Vol. 374, No. 1788, 12.2019, p. 1-10.

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All is flux : the predictive power of fluctuating Quaternary mammalian faunal-climate scenarios. / Schreve, Danielle.

In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, Vol. 374, No. 1788, 12.2019, p. 1-10.

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Schreve, D 2019, 'All is flux: the predictive power of fluctuating Quaternary mammalian faunal-climate scenarios', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, vol. 374, no. 1788, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2019.0213

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Schreve, D. (2019). All is flux: the predictive power of fluctuating Quaternary mammalian faunal-climate scenarios. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 374(1788), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2019.0213

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Schreve D. All is flux: the predictive power of fluctuating Quaternary mammalian faunal-climate scenarios. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences. 2019 Dec;374(1788):1-10. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2019.0213

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Schreve, Danielle. / All is flux : the predictive power of fluctuating Quaternary mammalian faunal-climate scenarios. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences. 2019 ; Vol. 374, No. 1788. pp. 1-10.

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