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*  Pallikaranai wetland
The heterogeneous ecosystem of the marshland supports about 337 species of floras and faunas. Of the faunal groups, birds, ... The topography of the swamp is such that it always retains some storage, thus forming an aquatic ecosystem. A project on ' ... In late 2005, the government constituted a high-level committee to restore the ecosystem, and in the summer of 2006 the locals ... to protect the ecosystem in its totality from becoming an open dumpyard. Save Pallikaranai, a campaign for protecting an ...
*  Concord River
These plants have helped to prevent subsequent damage to the river ecosystem when they were able to operate within federally ...
*  Urban forest
In a narrower sense (also called forest park) it describes areas whose ecosystems are inherited from wilderness leftovers or ... There are numerous projects underway aimed at restoration and preservation of ecosystems, ranging from simple elimination of ... Urban Forestry South Center for Urban Forest Research Urban Forest Ecosystems Institute Urban Forestry USDA Forest Service ... leaf-raking and elimination of invasive plants to full-blown reintroduction of original species and riparian ecosystems. In ...
*  Ecological network
Ecosystem complexity was once thought to reduce stability by enabling the effects of disturbances, such as species loss or ... The relationship between ecosystem complexity and stability is a major topic of interest in ecology. Use of ecological networks ... The community of species in an ecosystem is expected to affect both the ecological interaction and coevolution of pairs of ... An ecological network is a representation of the biotic interactions in an ecosystem, in which species (nodes) are connected by ...
*  Fishing industry in Russia
... most of the stocks in the Amur Basin ecosystem transformation due to the introduction of invasive species: sprat in the Black ...
*  Wild river
The natural river flows that are the heartbeat of the North's diverse ecosystems and lifeblood for many existing communities ...
*  Alpine climate
"The Holdridge life zones of the conterminous United States in relation to ecosystem mapping" (PDF). Journal of Biogeography. 26 ...
*  Eutrophication
Ecosystems receiving more nitrogen than the plants require are called nitrogen-saturated. Saturated terrestrial ecosystems then ... Terrestrial ecosystems rely on microbial nitrogen fixation to convert N2 into other forms such as nitrates. However, there is a ... In aquatic ecosystems, species such as algae experience a population increase (called an algal bloom). Algal blooms limit the ... 141-157 in M. J. McDonnell and S.T.A. Pickett (eds.) Humans as components of ecosystems. Springer-Verlag, New York, New York, ...
*  Global biodiversity
Biodiversity is important for humans through ecosystem services and goods. Ecosystem services are broken down into: regulating ... 2002). "A typology for the classification, and description and valuation of ecosystem functions, goods and services". ...
*  Glossary of fishery terms
Oceanography - the branch of earth sciences that studies the ocean, including marine organisms and ecosystem dynamics; ocean ... Eutrophication - an increase in chemical nutrients - typically compounds containing nitrogen or phosphorus - in an ecosystem. ... or ecosystem structure and functioning, from one human generation to the next. Sustainable yield - Sustainable yield is the ...
*  Manawatu River
"Ecosystem metabolism in the Manawatu River". Cawthron Institute. Retrieved 15 May 2011. "Manawatu River pollution blamed on ...
*  River
The ecosystem of rivers is generally described by the river continuum concept, which has some additions and refinements to ... Other systems are based on a whole eco-system approach such as developed by the New Zealand Ministry for the Environment. In ... In rivers succession is virtually absent and the composition of the ecosystem stays fixed in time. The chemistry of rivers is ... the availability of food particles and the composition of the ecosystem are continuously changing along its length. The food ( ...
*  Ecosystem
The State of the Nation's Ecosystems (U.S.) Bering Sea Climate and Ecosystem (Current status) Arctic Climate and Ecosystem ( ... Thus, ecosystem processes are driven by the number of species in an ecosystem, the exact nature of each individual species, and ... Ecosystems provide a variety of goods and services upon which people depend; the principles of ecosystem management suggest ... Ecosystems provide a variety of goods and services upon which people depend. Ecosystem goods include the "tangible, material ...
*  Ecosystem diversity
Some examples of ecosystems that are rich in diversity are: Deserts Forests Large marine ecosystems Marine ecosystems Old ... Ecosystem diversity deals with the variations in ecosystems within a geographical location and its overall impact on human ... Diversity in the ecosystem is significant to human existence for a variety of reasons. Ecosystem diversity boosts the ... It is the variation in the ecosystems found in a region or the variation in ecosystems over the whole planet. Ecological ...
*  Novel ecosystem
Marris 2009 Novel ecosystems "differ in composition and/or function from present and past systems". Novel ecosystems are the ... Novel ecosystems are human-built, modified, or engineered niches of the Anthropocene. They exist in places that have been ... Novel ecosystems are part of the human environment and niche (including urban, suburban, and rural), they lack natural analogs ... Novel ecosystems are creating many different kinds of dilemmas for conservation biologists. On a more local scale, abandoned ...
*  Digital ecosystem
... Community: Envisioning the future of the Digital Ecosystem Archived 2008-12-27 at the Wayback Machine.. F ... Digital ecosystem models are informed by knowledge of natural ecosystems, especially for aspects related to competition and ... Ecosystem Information ecology Knowledge commons Knowledge ecosystem Media ecology Social system Web literacy (Understanding the ... Damiani E., Uden, L, & Trisnawaty W. The future of E-learning: E-learning ecosystem. Inaugural IEEE Digital Ecosystems and ...
*  Ecosystem health
... is a metaphor used to describe the condition of an ecosystem. Ecosystem condition can vary as a result of fire ... Ecosystem management and ecosystem-based management refer to the sustainable management of ecosystems and in some cases may ... Edward Grumbine's highly cited paper "What is ecosystem management?" surveyed ecosystem management and ecosystem health ... which drive ecosystem definition. An ecosystem is an abstraction. "Ecosystems cannot be identified or found in nature. Instead ...
*  Aquatic ecosystem
The two main types of aquatic ecosystems are marine ecosystems and freshwater ecosystems. Marine ecosystems cover approximately ... An aquatic ecosystem is an ecosystem in a body of water. Communities of organisms that are dependent on each other and on their ... Freshwater ecosystems contain 41% of the world's known fish species. There are three basic types of freshwater ecosystems: ... The health of an aquatic ecosystem is degraded when the ecosystem's ability to absorb a stress has been exceeded. A stress on ...
*  Ecosystem engineer
"Ecosystem engineer". Chapman, Colin A; et al. (2013). "Are primates ecosystem engineers?". International Journal of Primatology ... Biodiversity may also be affected by ecosystem engineer's ability to increase the complexity of processes within an ecosystem, ... Due to the complexity of many communities and ecosystems, restoration projects are often difficult. Ecosystem engineers have ... "An ecosystem engineer, the beaver, increases species richness at the landscape scale". Ecosystems Ecology. 132: 96-101. doi: ...
*  Urban ecosystem
Dedalo Bari 1978 Ecosystem Human ecosystem Media ecosystem Urban planning Urban ecology Steenberg (2015). "Neighborhood- scale ... Urban ecosystems are the cities, towns, and urban strips constructed by humans. This is the growth in the urban population and ... CSIRO CSE's urban ecosystem research is focused on: Understanding how cities work as integrated social-ecological systems ... Meirong, Su (2010). "Urban ecosystem health assessment:A review". The Science of the total environment. 408 (12): 2425-2434. ...
*  Ecosystem services
Such ecosystems include, for example, agroecosystems, forest ecosystems, grassland ecosystems and aquatic ecosystems. ... These include Our Ecosystem, the Corporate Ecosystem Services Review (ESR), Artificial Intelligence for Ecosystem Services ( ... ecosystem services are "the benefits people obtain from ecosystems." The MA also delineated the four categories of ecosystem ... but only coastal ecosystems relevant to the Gulf of Mexico) Ecosystem services in environmental accounting Regional Ecosystem ...
*  Freshwater ecosystem
Freshwater ecosystems can be divided into lentic ecosystems (still water) and lotic ecosystems (flowing water). Limnology (and ... Freshwater ecosystems are a subset of Earth's aquatic ecosystems. They include lakes and ponds, rivers, streams, springs, and ... XU, F.L., Tao, S., Dawson, R. W., Pen-gang, L., & Jun, C. (2001). Lake Ecosystem Health Assessment: Indicators and Methods. ... The use of reference sites is common when assessing what a healthy freshwater ecosystem should "look like". Reference sites are ...
*  Human ecosystem
Ecosystem Media ecosystem Urban ecosystem Total human ecosystem. ... A human ecosystem has three central organizing concepts: human ... Human ecosystems are complex cybernetic systems that are increasingly being used by ecological anthropologists and other ...
*  Ecosystem management
... ecosystem management should maintain ecosystems in the appropriate condition to achieve desired social benefits; ecosystem ... Ecosystem managers form hypotheses about the ecosystem and its functionality and then implement different management techniques ... Adaptive management has had mixed success in the field of ecosystem management, possibly because ecosystem managers may not be ... Natural resource managers must initially measure the overall integrity of the ecosystem they are involved in. If the ecosystem ...
*  Leuser Ecosystem
"Aceh's Leuser Ecosystem pays a high price for the peace dividend". smh.com.au. Retrieved 2016-05-30. "The Leuser Ecosystem A ... The Leuser Ecosystem is an area of forest located in the provinces of Aceh and North Sumatra on the island of Sumatra in ... The ecosystem stretches from the coast of the Indian Ocean to the Malacca Straits. It encompasses two vast mountain ranges ... In general the ecosystem can be characterised as a montane rainforest community. However, the typical vegetation type up to an ...