Investigating the mechanisms that underpin large-scale species dispersal
Recent studies show that the distribution of many modern terrestrial species can be explained by several episodes of large-scale dispersal and that these episodes will become more numerous under climatic stress. However, their underlying mechanisms remain poorly understood. The EU-funded DISPERSAL project will investigate the origins and mechanisms of large-scale dispersal by using the ancient dispersal of Asian primates and other mammals to South America as a case study. Research will focus on resolving how these mammals dispersed across seaways and continents and on modelling the external forcing mechanisms that render large-scale dispersal non-random.
Fields of science
- HORIZON.1.1 - European Research Council (ERC) Main Programme
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Funding SchemeERC - Support for frontier research (ERC)
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