ecological community


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ecological community

[ek·ə′läj·ə·kəl kə′myün·əd·ē]
(ecology)
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Leonard, a chemical engineer who had never worked on an NSF project and had no ties to the ecological community, became CEO; Farnsworth, a retired commander in the US Army Reserve who had been with Battelle since 2004, became principal investigator and program manager.
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., 2014).
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 a reasonable classifier could be built, a set of profile samples from a single site is insufficient to set up the continuity and contiguity requirements to determine whether a small land area satisfies the requirements for a particular endangered ecological community. In particular, the delineation of Wianamatta Group Shalc-Hawkesbury Sandstone Transition Zones requires the establishment of the continuity and contiguity of the upslope Wianamatta Shale derived soil to the downslope Hawkesbury Sandstone derived soils.
So the question that requires a satisfactory answer before we can accept Leopold's second foundational claim is "How can the ecological community, or what Leopold speaks of as the 'biotic community', the community that includes 'soils, water, plants, and animals' be a genuine moral community?" How can the interdependent parts of that collection of things communicate their needs relative to each other in ways that will make it possible for them to constitute, if not a moral republic, at least a moral polity of some functioning sort?
The vegetation in the survey area was not considered to have a high conservation value and is not considered to be likely to be a threatened or priority ecological community. Stage 2, Spring Flora Survey will be undertaken in September 2012 in conjunction with the necessary Fauna Survey to enable the company to progress to a mining proposal application.
climate change will have modified plant communities that cover almost halt of the world's land surface and will drive the conversion of nearly 40 per cent of land-based ecosystems from one major ecological community to another.
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.

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