Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-20 of 9,204 items for:

community x Biological Sciences x clear all

Show only full text

Refine by subject

 

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

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...

See overview in Oxford Index

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...

See overview in Oxford Index

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.

climax community

Edited by Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 18 words.

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

community ecology

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

An approach to ecological study which emphasizes the living components of an ecosystem (the community). Typically, it involves description and analysis of patterns within the community,...

See overview in Oxford Index

Community epidemiology

Sharon K. Collinge and Chris Ray.

in Disease Ecology

January 2006; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 3250 words.

The purpose of this book is to highlight exciting recent advances in theoretical and empirical research which has been conducted towards a greater understanding of the importance of...

Go to »  abstract

relict community

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 59 words.

A *community that formerly had a much wider distribution but now occurs only very locally. Such contraction can be

community ecology

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 53 words.

An approach to ecological study which emphasizes the living components of an *ecosystem (the *community). Typically it

community ecology

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 53 words.

An approach to ecological study which emphasizes the living components of an ecosystem (the community). Typically it involves description

relict community

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 58 words.

A community that formerly had a much wider distribution but now occurs only very locally. Such contraction can be caused

community ecology

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 47 words.

An approach to ecological study which emphasizes the living components of an ecosystem (the community). Typically, it involves description

community ecology

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 47 words.

An approach to ecological study which emphasizes the living components of an *ecosystem (the *community). Typically, it

community ecology

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 56 words.

An approach to ecological study which emphasizes the living components of an *ecosystem (the *community). Typically it involves description and analysis of patterns within the community,...

community ecology

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 54 words.

An approach to ecological study which emphasizes the living components of an ecosystem (the community). Typically it involves description and analysis of patterns within the community,...

Community dynamics

Russell Lande, Steinar Engen and Bernt-Erik SÆther.

in Stochastic Population Dynamics in Ecology and Conservation

April 2003; p ublished online April 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 8855 words.

Most of conservation biology deals with one species at a time. However, increasing attention is being devoted to the conservation and restoration of landscapes, communities and ecosystems,...

Go to »  abstract