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Title: Space and time in ecology: Noise or fundamental driver? [chapter 2]
Author: Cushman, Samuel A.
Source: In: Cushman, Samuel A.; Huettmann, Falk, eds. Spatial complexity, informatics, and wildlife conservation. New York: Springer. p. 19-41.
Description: In this chapter I frame the central issue of the book, namely is spatial and temporal complexity in ecological systems merely noise around the predictions of non-spatial, equilibrium processes? Or, alternatively, do spatial and temporal variability in the environment and autogenic spacetime processes in populations fundamentally alter system behavior such that ideal models of nonspatial and equilibrium processes do not represent the fundamental dynamics of ecological systems?
Keywords: space, time, ecology
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Cushman, Samuel A. 2010. Space and time in ecology: Noise or fundamental driver? [Chapter 2]. In: Cushman, Samuel A.; Huettmann, Falk, eds. Spatial complexity, informatics, and wildlife conservation. New York: Springer. p. 19-41.
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