BIOL2060 - Lecture 29 - Nov 22, 2013

2 how do communities change over time 3 food chains

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Unformatted text preview: inhibition Morris & Wood (1989) Ecology 70:697 COMMUNITIES AND ECOSYSTEMS 1.  What is a community and how do we quantify community structure? 2.  How do communities change over time? 3. Food chains and top-down vs. bottom-up control 4. What stabilizes communities? 5. What is an ecosystem? 6. How do we measure energy flow through an ecosystem I? 7. How do we measure energy flow through an ecosystem II? 22 11 How do communities change over time? Models and mechanisms of succession -More evidence for facilitation and inhibition than tolerance -Facilitation is more important for primary succession -Inhibition can play a role in both primary and secondary succession 12...
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