112_Terminology - fragmentation survival expansion...

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Geog. 112 Biogeographic Terminology Pattern Distribution: the frequency of occurrence or existence species area: biotic space paleo-areas geologic events fossils cline gradient productivity physical factors biotic factors heterogeneity homogeneity disease predators richness abundance diversity rarity pests exotics endemic area zoon: An animal which is the sole product of a single egg.
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Process dispersal colonization invasion contraction
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Unformatted text preview: fragmentation survival expansion migration movements competition extinction speciation vicariance isolation simplification succession change recovery restoration viability integrity synanthropy Function niche extinction evolution fitness risk stability resistance resilience persistence adaptation natural selection biotic space eigenspace insularity continentality polarity...
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2009 for the course GEOG 112 taught by Professor Hartmut during the Fall '09 term at UCLA.

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