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disturbance regime


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A regime marked by short, but recurring, episodes of high magnitude, or at critical sites. Disturbance-related landforms tend to be polygenetic and heterogeneous, and are long-term/permanent adjustments to fires, volcanoes, etc. Church (2002) Freshw. Biol. 47, 4 argues for a disturbance-related interpretation of mountain rivers.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.


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