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The Origin and Evolution of the Long-Term Ecological Research Program

David C. Coleman

in Big Ecology: The Emergence of Ecosystem Science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264755
eISBN:
9780520945739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264755.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The IBP served to incorporate ecosystem ecology, and this resulted in a permanent increase in funding support for the field. The IBP led to the creation of numerous smaller-scale models of ecological ... More


Big Ecology: The Emergence of Ecosystem Science

David Coleman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264755
eISBN:
9780520945739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264755.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This book documents historically fruitful ecological collaborations in the early years of studying large ecosystems in the United States. As the book explains, the concept of the ecosystem—a local ... More


Management Implications and Applications of Long-Term Ecological Research

Ariel E. Lugo, Frederick N. Scatena, Robert B. Waide, Effie A. Greathouse, Catherine M. Pringle, Michael R. Willig, Kristiina A. Vogt, Lawrence R. Walker, Grizelle González, William H. McDowell, and Jill Thompson

in A Caribbean Forest Tapestry: The Multidimensional Nature of Disturbance and Response

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195334692
eISBN:
9780190267742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195334692.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter illustrates the contributions of the Long-Term Ecological Research to the growing awareness of the management of Puerto Rican government in conserving Luquillo Mountains' ecosystem. It ... More


Ecological Paradigms for the Tropics: Old Questions and Continuing Challenges

Ariel E. Lugo, Robert B. Waide, Michael R. Willig, Todd A. Crowl, Frederick N. Scatena, Jill Thompson, Whendee L. Silver, William H. McDowell, and Nicholas Brokaw

in A Caribbean Forest Tapestry: The Multidimensional Nature of Disturbance and Response

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195334692
eISBN:
9780190267742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195334692.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter focuses on the ecological response mechanisms of the Luquillo Mountains to natural and human-induced disturbances, such as hurricanes and land cover change. It identifies the ecosystems ... More


When and Where Biota Matter: Linking Disturbance Regimes, Species Characteristics, and Dynamics of Communities and Ecosystems

Todd A. Crowl, Nicholas Brokaw, Robert B. Waide, Grizelle González, Karen H. Beard, Effie A. Greathouse, Ariel E. Lugo, Alan P. Covich, D. Jean Lodge, Catherine M. Pringle, Jill Thompson, and Gary E. Belovsky

in A Caribbean Forest Tapestry: The Multidimensional Nature of Disturbance and Response

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195334692
eISBN:
9780190267742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195334692.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter explores the effects of the organismal diversity to the disturbance sequences that indirectly affects their milieu—the ecosystem. It explains the scientific investigations conducted by ... More


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