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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 dynamics

D. Dudley Williams.

in The Biology of Temporary Waters

December 2005; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology. 12664 words.

This chapter describes the very prominent succession of species that characterizes the communities living in temporary waters. It examines the important biological factors that influence...

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Seagrass communities

Peter Hogarth.

in The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses

April 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology. 3653 words.

This chapter discusses the composition of seagrass communities. Seagrass communities comprise epiphytes and sessile epifauna growing on seagrass leaves and rhizomes, as well as more mobile...

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The mangrove community: terrestrial components

Peter Hogarth.

in The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses

April 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology. 10703 words.

This chapter discusses the terrestrial components of the mangrove community. Topics covered include mangrove-associated plants and animals from the land such as insects, spiders, and...

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Respiration in coastal benthic communities

Jack J. Middelburg, Carlos M. Duarte and Jean-Pierre Gattuso.

in Respiration in Aquatic Ecosystems

January 2005; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology. 11764 words.

This chapter reviews coastal benthic communities with the aim of deriving a global estimate for respiration in these ecosystems. Reefs, mangroves, salt marshes, macroalgae, sea grasses, and...

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The Mangrove Community: Terrestrial Components

Peter J. Hogarth.

in The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses, Third Edition

May 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 10328 words.

Much of the mangrove community comprises organisms of terrestrial origin. Epiphytic and parasitic plants are common. The animal species of mangroves include insects, many of...

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Community dynamics in highland watersheds

Dean Jacobsen and Olivier Dangles.

in Ecology of High Altitude Waters

August 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 10191 words.

Chapter 6 presents the interaction between space and time in determining the organization of natural communities in high altitude heterogeneous waterscapes. After explaining why high...

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Effects of Climate Variability on Benthic Communities

Jacob Hagberg, Björn G. Tunberg, Gunther Wieking, Ingrid Kröncke and Andrea Belgrano.

in Marine Ecosystems and Climate Variation

May 2005; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology. 3320 words.

Climatic variability is most likely to have an effect on marine populations and it is important to understand further the synchronicity between climatic oscillations and the life cycle of...

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Climatic Influences on Marine Fish Community Ecology

Kyrre Lekve and Nils Chr. Stenseth.

in Marine Ecosystems and Climate Variation

May 2005; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology. 5431 words.

This chapter focuses on biodiversity as a dependent variable. It reviews some proposed mechanisms for fish community responses to climatic variability, it then details some case studies...

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Functional diversity in a marine fish community

Dian J. Gifford, Jeremy S. Collie and John H. Steele.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

June 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 3011 words.

Gifford, D. J., Collie, J. S., and Steele, J. H. 2009. Functional diversity in a marine fish community. – ICES Journal of Marine Science, 66: 791–796.

Calculations of fluxes...

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Zooplankton population connections, community dynamics, and climate variability

Julie E. Keister, Delphine Bonnet, Sanae Chiba, Catherine L. Johnson, David L. Mackas and Ruben Escribano.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

May 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 3260 words.

Keister, J. E., Bonnet, D., Chiba, S., Johnson, C. L., Mackas, D. L., and Escribano, R. 2012. Zooplankton population connections, community dynamics, and climate variability. –...

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Changes in freshwater bacterial community composition during measurements of microbial and community respiration

Jean-Pierre Gattuso, Sandro Peduzzi, Marie-Dominique Pizay and Mauro Tonolla.

in Journal of Plankton Research

November 2002; p ublished online November 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5383 words.

The respiration rates of a pelagic community and of its microbial fraction (< 1.2 μm) were measured at two depths in the oxic layer of a meromictic alpine lake (Cadagno, Switzerland) using...

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Community structure of microbes in natural environments

David L. Kirchman.

in Processes in Microbial Ecology

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 11127 words.

Community structure refers to the taxonomic types of microbes and their relative abundance in an environment. This chapter focuses on bacteria with a few words about fungi; protists and...

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Direct and indirect community effects of rebuilding plans

Ken H. Andersen and Jake C. Rice.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

December 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 6004 words.

Andersen, K. H., and Rice, J. C. 2010. Direct and indirect community effects of rebuilding plans. – ICES Journal of Marine Science, 67: 1980–1988.

Many fish communities are...

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Effects of UVB radiation on marine phytoplankton communities

in Journal of Plankton Research

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

The impact of enhanced and reduced UVB radiation (UVBR) on pelagic ecosystems was studied during two mesocosm experiments in May and June/July 1994. The ambient UVBR exposure was either...

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Fuelling the decline in UK fishing communities?

Kirsten E. Abernethy, Paul Trebilcock, Bereket Kebede, Edward H. Allison and Nicholas K. Dulvy.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

July 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 8613 words.

Abernethy, K. E., Trebilcock, P., Kebede, B., Allison, E. H., and Dulvy, N. K. 2010. Fuelling the decline in UK fishing communities? – ICES Journal of Marine Science, 67:...

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Ecosystem effects of fishing in kelp forest communities

M. J. Tegner and P. K. Dayton.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

June 2000; p ublished online June 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 0 words.

Kelp forests, highly diverse cold water communities organized around the primary productivity and physical structure provided by members of the Laminariales, support a variety of fisheries,...

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Evaluating fishery impacts using metrics of community structure

Jake C. Rice.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

June 2000; p ublished online June 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 0 words.

Evaluation of the ecosystem effects of fishing presupposes that it is possible to measure the state of an ecosystem, detect differences among measures of its state, and determine if the...

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Response of potential fish community indicators to fishing

G.J. Piet and S. Jennings.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 5193 words.

Fish community metrics and diversity indices have often been proposed as indicators to support an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management. The response of eight fish community indicators...

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Oxygen fluxes of enclosed reef epibiota communities

K. J. Collins, A. C. Jensen and I. P. Smith.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 0 words.

Enclosed chamber experiments have a long history in the examination of respiration and the production rates of single species in the laboratory, but also of corals, algae, and soft-bottom...

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Trait-based approaches to zooplankton communities

Elena Litchman, Mark D. Ohman and Thomas Kiørboe.

in Journal of Plankton Research

May 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6975 words.

Zooplankton are major primary consumers and predators in most aquatic ecosystems. They exhibit tremendous diversity of traits, ecological strategies and, consequently, impacts on other...

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