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1. Disturbances (e.g. fires, floods, windstorms, landslides and tsunamis) are ubiquitous throughout the world. Many social and ecological systems have...Read more
Ecologists have long studied the effects of disturbance on species diversity. More recently, researchers have become interested in understanding how t...Read more
Many studies have examined the impacts of tropical habitat disturbance. However, the effects of moderate habitat disturbance on species diversity show...Read more
This report provides an account for the distances at which disturbance could be caused by human related activities to a number of protected UK bird sp...Read more
Maintenance of ecological integrity and biodiversity must be based on well-grounded principles of disturbance ecology. However, non-equilibrium aspect...Read more
Concepts of ecosystem stability, resilience and resistance have been discussed theoretically for nearly three decades. Understanding the effects of ha...Read more
Understanding multiple ecological determinants of plant diversity and composition underpins good vegetation management. In mesic ecosystems, ecologica...Read more
The soil seed bank represents valuable rebuilding capital that may rescue an ecosystem from state transition once vegetation has crossed an apparent t...Read more
Disturbances are frequent events across the Canadian boreal forest and can affect both below- and above-ground ecosystem processes. How disturbances c...Read more
Ecosystems are shaped by a range of drivers including human and natural disturbances. They also may be subject to interactions between disturbances wh...Read more