ecotone


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ecotone

[′ek·ə‚tōn]
(ecology)
A zone of intergradation between ecological communities.
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For example, League and Veblen (2006) reported that recruitment of ponderosa pine seedlings in a Rocky Mountain (USA) forest-grassland ecotone occurred only 4 years out of the past 40.
6% of the sampled sites) in non-disturbed areas of both the Yunga's rainforest (60%) (Horco Molle, Lules, Yerba Buena, Los Nogales, Tafi Viejo, and Santa Lucia), and the ecotone between Yunga's and Chaco regions (40%) (El Manantial, La Rinconada, Macomitas, and San Miguel de Tucuman).
These include 1) development of new ecotones related to expansion of southern animal species, such as deer, red fox, and domestic livestock; 2) altered routes and timing of migration for wild birds and caribou herds; 3) habitat alteration and fragmentation due to resource extraction and development; and 4) historical and ongoing translocation of hosts and pathogens (e.
Ecotone Publishing will focus on exploring the relationship between the built and natural environments with a goal of improving the human condition within a healthier and more diverse natural environment; and is the industry's first publisher to focus solely on green design.
Ecotone utilized a state-of-the-art gravel screener to sift riffle material and used sod, which the company prepped and planted in an adjacent field a year before the start of the project, rather than coir matting that typically is imported from outside the United States.
Change is occurring in many, but not all alpine treeline ecotone locations because of climate change," she says.
In the ecotone (JFE and PVP sites), the individuals in the first one were in a succession process with all young individuals, while in the second the impact of fire was more critical.
Acoustic telemetry tracking from prior studies revealed that Gray Smoothhounds (Mustelus californicus) used primarily the eelgrass ecotone and warm interior waters in Bolsa Chica Full Tidal Basin (BCFTB), a 1.
To determine the physical structure of the land-water ecotone and the substrate types, the proportions of the elements making up these zones were measured at each section (total 100 %), a visual-based habitat approach was based on previous protocols (Gorman & Karr, 1978; Barbour, Gerritsen, Snyder, & Stribling, 1999).
Some specific subjects explored are FoucaultAEs fossils and the return to nature in feminist philosophy, and gender abolition and ecotone war.
RANGE EXTENSION OF THE PANTANAL CAT Leopardus braccatus (CARNIVORA, FELIDAE) IN A CERRADO-CAATINGA-ATLANTIC FOREST ECOTONE, BRAZIL
While agreste represents the easternmost ecotonal areas (to the Atlantic Forest) and arboreal caatinga represents the southernmost ecotone (to the Cerrado), Campo Maior represents the westernmost ecotone of the CPD.