Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-7 of 7 items

  • Keywords: disturbance regime x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Landscape Heterogeneity and Dynamics

Kimberly A. With

in Essentials of Landscape Ecology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198838388
eISBN:
9780191874697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838388.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Heterogeneity is a defining characteristic of landscapes and therefore central to the study of landscape ecology. Landscape ecology investigates what factors give rise to heterogeneity, how that ... More


Conceptual Overview: Disturbance, Gradients, and Ecological Response

Robert B. Waide and Michael R. Willig

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/9780195334692.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter examines the causal relationship of physical and climatic gradients to the environmental conditions and resources of the ecosystem. It dwells mainly on the sets of relationships in an ... More


Climate Change and Novel Disturbance Regimes in National Park Landscapes

Monica G. Turner, Daniel C. Donato, Winslow D. Hansen, Brian J. Harvey, William H. Romme, and A. Leroy Westerling

in Science, Conservation, and National Parks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226422954
eISBN:
9780226423142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226423142.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

National parks anchor many of our last intact natural landscapes and offer unparalleled opportunities for scientists to understand baseline ecological responses to global change. As climate warms, ... More


Disturbance Regime

Frederick N. Scatena, Juan Felipe Blanco, Karen H. Beard, Robert B. Waide, Ariel E. Lugo, Nicholas Brokaw, Whendee L. Silver, Bruce L. Haines, and Jess K. Zimmerman

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/9780195334692.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter examines the causes, frequencies, and distinct and cumulative impacts of natural disturbances on both geographical and ecological space of Luquillo. It discusses the traditional scheme ... More


Conservation of Coevolved Insect Herbivores and Plants

Carol L. Boggs and Paul R. Ehrlich

in Specialization, Speciation, and Radiation: The Evolutionary Biology of Herbivorous Insects

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251328
eISBN:
9780520933828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251328.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

One cannot consider the conservation of plants without thinking about their relationship with the creatures that eat them; and herbivorous insects have long been among the worst enemies of the global ... More


Population and Disturbance Dynamics

Jaboury Ghazoul

in Dipterocarp Biology, Ecology, and Conservation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199639656
eISBN:
9780191827167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639656.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Population dynamics of dipterocarps is determined not only by their reproduction, but also by the growth and survival of the juveniles. This itself often depends on rates of tree mortality and gap ... More


Sustaining Natural Change

F Stuart Chapin

in Grassroots Stewardship: Sustainability Within Reach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190081195
eISBN:
9780190081225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190081195.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter describes foundations for ecosystem sustainability and ways that society can foster these conditions. The road to “human progress” is littered with environmental mishaps and ... More


View: