The report of the meeting on how to use Species Distribution Modelling for biodiversity research in Brazil, organized last August in Belo Horizonte by Luciana Kamino, has just been published online on Biology Letters. There you can find several insight on how to study species’ distributions in the megadiverse tropical areas.
Kamino, L.H.Y., Stehmann, J.R., Amaral, S., De Marco Jr, P., Rangel, T.F., de Siqueira, M.F., De Giovanni, R. & Hortal, J. (2011) Challenges and perspectives for species distribution modelling in the Neotropics. Biology Letters, in press. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2011.0942