biocoenosis

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biocoenosis

, biocenosis
a diverse community inhabiting a single biotope

biocoenosis

[‚bī·ō·sə′nō·səs]
(ecology)
A group of organisms that live closely together and form a natural ecologic unit.
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43'W, summarizes results of an interdisciplinary study designed to assess interrelationships between vent fluid chemistry, temperature, seismic activity, and biological community structure at this vent site.
ecosystem: a biological community, including plants, animals, and microorganisms, considered together with its environment.
Below our feet and out of sight lies a dynamic, diverse and abundant biological community.
While it's not unusual to find a few small eels in colder water deep beneath the surface, it is unprecedented to find hundreds or perhaps thousands of eels dominating the biological community around a hydrothermal vent.
We provide two examples of ecologic indicators that can improve our understanding of these inherent problems: a) the use of photopigments as indicators of the interactive effects of nutrients and hydrology, and b) biological community approaches that use multiple taxa to detect effects on ecosystem structure and function.
Mastering Perl for Bioinformatics' by James Tisdall covers the core Perl language and many of its module extensions, presenting them in the context of biological data and problems of particular interest to the biological community, according to the book's publisher, O'Reilly.
As such, says Melissa Jenkins, forester for the Caribou-Targhee National Forest, whitebarks determine numerous other species' ability to persist within a biological community that doesn't allow much latitude.
Fortunately, different species are affected by different pollutants, so the composition of a river's biological community provides valuable clues as to what contaminants are present and in what quantity.
My model will generate hydrological data, which the biologists will add to their own information on biological community structure, abundance, behaviour and so on,' Costelloe says.
The new NIST approach is to take a reliability database approach to predicting service life, something that is well accepted in the biological community for prediction of skin damage due to UV exposure.
Tucked away in the swirling mists high above its famous beaches and swaying palm trees are small patches of a unique and fragile Hawaiian biological community that few people even know exist: the montane bog.

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