ecological community


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ecological community

[ek·ə′läj·ə·kəl kə′myün·əd·ē]
(ecology)
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The diversity of flowering time temperature-sensitivity in my elevation gradient study concurs with my herbarium specimen study findings and further supports my hypothesis of altered Arctic ecological community structure with climate change (CaraDonna et al.
Leading figures in the ecological community were aghast.
The first expression of the ecological community in the West is the monastic order, which began in the sixth century with Saint Benedict of Nursia.
Even if it were possible to build a good classifier from a single soil sample, this would be inadequate to determine whether a particular area satisfies the geological requirement for a specific ecological community.
While the problem of communication would seem to make it impossible for any kind of ecological community containing "soils, water, plants, and animals" to constitute a Jamesian ethical republic, I think it is still possible for us to make sense of an ecological community of a somewhat morally less robust sort.
2 The "Sunken Forest" at this seaside park is a rare ecological community.
Guidelines on releases into the wild for the conservation purposes condone only the release of a species into an area where it used to occur - re-introduction rather than introduction - with aim of the recovery of a species in its native range and/or restoring the ecological community.
When an ecological community of interacting animals and plants are disrupted, invasive species can take advantage of the changed conditions to establish themselves.
This provides a snapshot of the ecological community at a particular time and place--an advantage over traditional field surveys.
Forests contribute to activating tourism and increasing the national income in addition to the fact that they are considered a suitable place for scientists and students to conduct scientific research and studies because they provide a rich ecological community for plants and animals.
food chain A succession of organisms in an ecological community that constitutes a continuation of food energy from one organism to another as each consumes a lower member and in turn is preyed upon by a higher member.
Seal Sands is home to the only regular breeding colony of common seals on the North-east coast - and these are a sign of the Tees' thriving ecological community.

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