Distribution patterns and long-term changes in vascular plants of non-littoral areas in the SW archipelago of Finland. Part I. Study concept and Pteridophyta

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Abstract

The historical (mainly from the 1930s) and current records of 482 vascular plant species or genera of non-littoral areas of 464 islands in the archipelago of SW Finland are compared to visualise changes in distribution patterns and to identify environmental variables that affect the distribution of the species. The environmental variables were measured in the GIS. Logistic regression analysis was used to find variables that affect the probability of species occurrences. Results, including distribution maps, are presented for each species. A synthesis of the study is presented in the last part of this article series.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)245–262
Number of pages18
JournalAnnales Botanici Fennici
Volume54
Issue number4-6
Publication statusPublished - 2017
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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