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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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community

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 68 words.

A naturally occurring assemblage of plant and animal species living within a defined area or habitat. Communities are named after

community

Edited by Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 72 words.

A naturally occurring assemblage of plant and animal species living within a defined area or habitat. Communities are named after one of their ...

community

Edited by Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 72 words.

A naturally occurring assemblage of plant and animal species living within a defined area or habitat. Communities are named after one of their ...

community

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 108 words.

An association of plants and animals living together in a particular *habitat. Species making up a community are

community

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 108 words.

An association of plants and animals living together in a particular habitat. Species making up a community are sometimes

community

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences — Earth Sciences and Geography.

Generally, any grouping of populations of different organisms that are found living together in a particular environment; essentially, the biotic component of an ecosystem. The organisms...

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Communities

Ginestra Bianconi.

in Multilayer Networks

June 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Mathematical and Statistical Physics; Computational Physics. 8438 words.

Multilayer networks have a mesoscale structure organized in multilayer communities, spanning different layers and often revealing important functional properties of the network. In this...

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Community Capital

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

January 2010; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 3395 words.

Community capital comprises the economic, cultural, and social resources that communities must access to foster their sustainable development. Emerging from nineteenth-century...

scientific community

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

This entry includes two subentries NormsOrganizationIs community the right word to describe those people who do science for a living? Perhaps not. For sociologists, the prototype for...

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Community Ecology

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

January 2010; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 2489 words.

In an ecological community, species interact in often complex and subtle ways, depending on intricately balanced food webs and energy cycles that maintain the ecosystem. The...

online community

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Another name for a virtual community.

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online community

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 9 words.

Another name for a *virtual community.

online community

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 9 words.

Another name for a *virtual community.

medical community

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

This entry includes two subentriesCommunication with the PublicHealth CommunicationThe current structure of the medical community was largely shaped by scientific breakthroughs that began...

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equilibrium community

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A community of organisms that is subject to periodic disruptions (usually by fire), that prevent it from reaching a climax stage. Also known as disclimax community.

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equilibrium community

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 28 words.

1. A *community of *organisms that are able to co-exist indefinitely.

2. A community that is able to

equilibrium community

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 28 words.

1. A *community of *organisms that are able to co-exist indefinitely.

2. A community that is able to

climax community

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A relatively stable ecological community that is achieved at the end of a succession.

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climax community

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 16 words.

A relatively stable ecological community that is achieved at the end of a succession.

climax community

Edited by Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 18 words.

A relatively stable ecological *community that is achieved at the end of a *succession.