Unformatted text preview: additional practices Many enhancement methods = disturbance regimes of moderate intensity & frequency Ecologists have documented that such "intermediate disturbance regimes" result in high levels of biodiversity, both at the species level within patches (by keeping succession going) and at the landscape level (by creating a patch mosaic of different successional stages) As Peacock & Turner (2000:164-5) note: “The key to use of disturbance regimes in promoting biodiversity is regulating the intensity and frequency of the disturbance events…. Traditional landscape management…resulted in intermediate levels of disturbance.”...
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- Fall '10
- Anthropology, Ecological succession, disturbance regimes, Peacock & Turner