Supplement 1. R Scripting Language code used for data generation in simulations.

<h2>File List</h2><p> <a href="datgen_defs.R">datgen_defs.R</a><br> <a href="datgen_script.R">datgen_script.R</a><br> <a href="wedge.R">wedge.R</a><br> <a href=""></a> </p><h2>Description</h2><p> datgen_defs.r: This file contains the following functions: </p> <div> <ol> <li>xgen() Generates random environmental values given a distribution ID and sample size.</li> <li>mugen() Generates mean values for a negative binomial distribution over a given environmental gradient.</li> <li>ygen() Generates random count data given an environmental gradient, distribution mean, and CV.</li> </ol> </div> <p>datgen_script.r: This file generates random datasets as they were in this study.</p> <p>wedge.r: This file contains the following functions:</p> <div> <ol> <li>rwedge() Takes random draws from a wedge-shaped pdf.</li> <li>dwedge() Reports the cdf from a wedge-shaped distribution given a quantile.</li> </ol> </div> <p> This zip file contains all the above files.</p>