Assessing spatial patterns of disease risk to biodiversity: implications for the management of the amphibian pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis
Kris A Murray, Richard WR Retallick, Robert Puschendorf, Lee F Skerratt, Dan Rosauer, Hamish I McCallum, Lee Berger, Rick Speare, Jeremy VanDerWal
Journal of Applied Ecology | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2011
We are indebted to the many authors and contributors named in Murray et al. (2010) for the production of the Bd occurrence data base. In particular, we thank K. McDonald, K. Aplin, H. Hines, D. Mendez, A. Felton, P. Kirkpatrick, D. Hunter, R. Campbell, M. Pauza, M. Driessen, S. Richards, M. Mahony, A. Freeman, A. Phillott, J-M. Hero, K. Kriger and D. Driscoll. KAM thanks D. Segan, M. Watts and C. Klein for GIS wisdom and spatial data, R. Wilson and H. Possingham for lab space, B. Sutherst, M. Zalucki and D. Kriticos for fruitful discussions and M. Araujo and R. Pearson for running a timely SDM workshop at the University of Queensland. We also thank Dr Marc Cadotte, Professor Christl Donnelly and three anonymous reviewers for excellent comments and discussion on earlier versions of the manuscript. KAM was supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award, an Australian Biosecurity CRC professional development award and a Wildlife Preservation Society of Australia student research award. Part of this work was conducted when RWRR was supported by the Australian Research Council, the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University and a National Science Foundation Integrated Research Challenges in Environmental Biology grant awarded to J. Collins at Arizona State University, USA. RWRR thanks J. Collins and C. Carey.