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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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climax community

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 84 words.

Can be thought as of a natural community or *ecosystem in equilibrium with the environment. Various stages of ecosystems can develop to a climax community through a series of changes in a...

asset of community value

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 99 words.

Building or land, in England, which is included on the *local authority’s list of assets of community value...

community right to bid

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 266 words.

A right introduced under the *localism agenda, through the Localism Act 2011, which allows community groups in England to request a delay of up to six months in the sale of a community...

community right to challenge

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 103 words.

One of the *community rights introduced in the Localism Act 2011. This right allows a set of relevant bodies, such as ...

Communities and Trust

Eser Kandogan, Paul P. Maglio, Eben M. Haber and John Bailey.

in Taming Information Technology

August 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Engineering (General). 10187 words.

This chapter describes the importance of broader communities in IT management, such as informal groups of people who share a profession or specialty and engage in collective learning in...

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Department for Communities and Local Government

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 20 words.

Government department now known as the *Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

community right to buy ((Scotland))

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 203 words.

A right, introduced under the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003, for bodies which represent communities in Scotland, to register an area of land and/or buildings with which they have a...

Interactions in the microbiome: communities of organisms and communities of genes

Eva Boon, Conor J. Meehan, Chris Whidden, Dennis H.-J. Wong, Morgan G.I. Langille and Robert G. Beiko.

in FEMS Microbiology Reviews

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 20180 words.

Progress in our understanding of microbial communities requires clearly articulated and applied definitions of communities and the entities that constitute them, as well as new approaches...

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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 30 words.

Government department (formerly known as the Department for Communities and Local Government) with responsibility for planning, housing, and community matters in England....

Decoding molecular interactions in microbial communities

Nicole A. Abreu and Michiko E. Taga.

Edited by Aimee Shen.

in FEMS Microbiology Reviews

September 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 12530 words.

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Understanding how microbes interact is key to deciphering microbial community assembly and stability; approaches that span whole communities to single isolate...

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Community Forest

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 96 words.

A series of designated areas launched by the *Countryside Commission and the *Forestry Commission in 1990 to promote areas of woodland and recreational access around twelve major urban...

community rights

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 190 words.

Set of rights, applying in England, which were introduced by the 2010–15 Conservative/Liberal Democrat government under the *localism agenda, through the ...

community council

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 34 words.

Elected body of councillors in England, Scotland, or Wales, being part of the first level of local government and serving a small geographic area. ...

community heating

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 5 words.

Response of Antarctic cryoconite microbial communities to light

Elizabeth A. Bagshaw, Jemma L. Wadham, Martyn Tranter, Rupert Perkins, Alistair Morgan, Christopher J. Williamson, Andrew G. Fountain, Sean Fitzsimons and Ashley Dubnick.

Edited by Rosa Margesin.

in FEMS Microbiology Ecology

June 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Soil Science; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 7110 words.

Graphical Abstract Figure.

Microbial communities in cryoconite holes and cryolakes on glaciers in Antarctica are adapted to low light levels and exhibit stress when exposed to high light.

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community heating

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 5 words.

Methanogen communities in a municipal landfill complex in China

Wei Tang, Yangqing Wang, Yu Lei and Liyan Song.

Edited by Nathan Basiliko.

in FEMS Microbiology Letters

May 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4265 words.

Graphical Abstract Figure.

Methanogen communities in a landfill.

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Changes of soil bacterial communities in bamboo plantations at different elevations

Yu-Te Lin, William B. Whitman, David C. Coleman, Shiang-Yun Shi, Sen-Lin Tang and Chih-Yu Chiu.

Edited by Angela Sessitsch.

in FEMS Microbiology Ecology

May 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Soil Science; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4064 words.

Graphical Abstract Figure.

The diversity of soil bacterial communities in bamboo plantations along a gradient from 600 to 1800 m showed a hump-backed trend with elevation.

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Supraglacial bacterial community structures vary across the Greenland ice sheet

Karen A. Cameron, Marek Stibal, Jakub D. Zarsky, Erkin Gözdereliler, Morten Schostag and Carsten S. Jacobsen.

Edited by Rosa Margesin.

in FEMS Microbiology Ecology

February 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Soil Science; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 7060 words.

Graphical Abstract Figure.

Bacteria sampled from surface ice and debris across the Greenland ice sheet have noteworthy kilometer-scale variations in their community structures and...

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Community priming—effects of sequential stressors on microbial assemblages

Matthias C. Rillig, Jens Rolff, Britta Tietjen, Jeannine Wehner and Diana R. Andrade-Linares.

Edited by Gerard Muyzer.

in FEMS Microbiology Ecology

May 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Soil Science; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4878 words.

Graphical Abstract Figure.

Priming, the improved reaction of microbes following an initial, milder stress to a severe stress, needs to be examined at the level of the microbial community...

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