isocline

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isocline

[′ī·sə‚klīn]
(geology)
A fold of strata so tightly compressed that parts on each side dip in the same direction.
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A point originating in (iii) or (iv) oscillates between (iii) and (iv) until convergence at the isocline.
At the center the isoclines can cross and the outcome here depends again upon the intensity of interspecific competition.
4 shows isoclines for a well-mixed open producer-grazer model with producer growth and grazer feeding and emigration described by Eqs.
It is only necessary to determine how the [Mathematical Expression Omitted] and [Mathematical Expression Omitted] isoclines shift in response to changes in [Alpha] [equivalent to] ([Delta], [Epsilon], [Gamma], k, [Rho], r, [Theta], w), and combine this information with the long-run comparative statics to determine the local comparative dynamics.
This means a shift downwards or to the left in the prey null isocline (if the prey suppresses), or a shift downwards or to the right in the predator isocline (if the predator suppresses).
Movements of each treatment vector across the isocline surface reflect changes in patch size.
The two isoclines may thus cross at three points, creating three distinct equilibrium points.
Lines parallel to the s = 0 side represent isoclines of constant [s.
At our study site, snow buttercups occur across the entire snow depth gradient, but are most abundant at middle snow depth isoclines ([approximately]50 cm snow depth; Stanton et al.
The direction of steepest ascent on the fitness surface is towards the upper left, perpendicular to the fitness isoclines.
A useful way of understanding this stabilizing effect is to examine the zero growth isoclines, i.