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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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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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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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sustainable community

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A community of people that is capable of maintaining its present level of growth without damaging effects.

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community forestry

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

An approach to forestry management that includes local people and takes their needs into account. It includes the establishment of village woodlots, farm forestry, tree planting in private...

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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

equilibrium community

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

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

A community of organisms that is subject to periodic disruptions (usually by fire), that prevent it from reaching a climax

sustainable 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). 19 words.

A *community of people that is capable of maintaining its present level of growth without damaging effects.

sustainable community

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 19 words.

A community of people that is capable of maintaining its present level of growth without damaging effects.

sustainable 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). 19 words.

A *community of people that is capable of maintaining its present level of growth without damaging effects.

Community Ecology

Herman A. Verhoef.

in Ecology

P ublished online May 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Applied Ecology (Environmental Science); Ecology and Conservation; Plant Ecology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5005 words.

At the beginning of the 20th century there was much debate about the “nature” of communities. The driving question was whether the community was a self-organized system of co-occurring...

Community Genetics

Jennifer A. Schweitzer and Joseph K. Bailey.

in Ecology

P ublished online March 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Applied Ecology (Environmental Science); Ecology and Conservation; Plant Ecology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6084 words.

Community genetics is a relatively young empirical field that focuses upon the genetic relationships among species and how these interactions shape whole communities and ecosystem function....

Community Phenology

David W. Inouye and Amy M. McKinney.

in Ecology

P ublished online May 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Applied Ecology (Environmental Science); Ecology and Conservation; Plant Ecology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 14284 words.

Phenology is the study of the timing of seasonal events. The Greek root phainomai means to appear, and the most commonly used metric of phenology is timing of first appearance. Humans have...

community based planning

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

An approach to urban planning which engages citizens and local communities as stakeholders in the development of comprehensive neighbourhood plans.

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desired plant community

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

The plant community that best meets the agreed objectives for a particular site, as defined in a land use or management plan.

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Community Auditing as community development

Carol Packham.

in Community Development Journal

July 1998; p ublished online July 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 0 words.

This article seeks to make the case that some research methods are exploitative and deskilling of their subjects, and are therefore inappropriate to use as part of community development. It...

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community services land

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A North American category of land use that covers land used primarily for schools, hospitals, churches, libraries, sewerage and water treatment plants, sanitary land fills, public parking...

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potential natural community

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

(PNC)

The biotic community that would become established on a site if all stages in the succession were completed without interference from humans, under the present environmental...

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community based conservation

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A bottom‐up (grassroots based) approach to conservation, usually within the context of ecosystem management, that is based on two broad concepts—that people who participate in...

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fire-climax 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). 22 words.

A *climax community of vegetation that is maintained by periodic *fires. Examples include *grasslands, *