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Ecological hypercycles—covering a planet with life

David M. Wilkinson

in Fundamental Processes in Ecology: An earth systems approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568469
eISBN:
9780191717611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568469.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Ecological hypercycles are auto-catalytic processes by which different organisms (or guilds) improve each others environments. For example, autotrophs producing material of use to decomposers and the ... More


The Theory of Life’s Origins

Pierre M. Durand

in The Evolutionary Origins of Life and Death

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226747620
eISBN:
9780226747934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226747934.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Theoretical studies (philosophy, mathematical modelling, computer simulations, genomics and bioinformatics) have had a profound influence on our understanding of life’s origins. Replication-first and ... More


Runaway Dispersal in Social Species

Daniel Oro

in Perturbation, Behavioural Feedbacks, and Population Dynamics in Social Animals: When to leave and where to go

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198849834
eISBN:
9780191884368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849834.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

Local populations are in most cases open and connected with other populations through dispersal. Dispersal, aside from its multiplicative nature, has a demographic additive effect for the ... More


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