synecology

(redirected from Community ecology)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

synecology

(sĭn′ĭ-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of the ecological interrelationships among communities of organisms.

syn′e·co·log′ic (-kə-lŏj′ĭk), syn′e·co·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.

synecology

(sĭn″ē-kŏl′ō-jē) [Gr. syn, together, + oikos, house, + logos, word, reason]
The study of organisms in relationship to their environment in group form.

synecology

the study of communities, rather than individuals. Compare AUTECOLOGY.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
They suggested working with the shoreland environment to create a salt marsh, wetlands, meadows and nature trails with an tive center for community ecology education.
The Second Edition of Freshwater Ecology is broad, up-to-date treatment of everything from the basic chemical and physical properties of water to advanced unifying concepts of the community ecology and ecosystem relationships as found in continental waters.
In Part B, we will jointly analyse host, virus and genital microbiota diversity using a community ecology approach to understand the infectious process.
Each entry has differing amounts of information, though each has defined sections on nomenclature, etymology, identification, species distribution, fossil record, geographic phenotypic variations, adult habitat, terrestrial and aquatic ecology, calling and mate selection, breeding sites, reproduction tidbits, larval ecology, diet, predation and defense capabilities, population biology, community ecology, susceptibility to potential stressors, status and conservation, and a bibliography.
In Chicago, the Smurfs were at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, where staff was on hand with ecology activities and community ecology information
The community ecology of macroarthropod detritivores.
His current projects (besides aqua) include: 1) population structure of amphidromous fishes of Micronesia, 2) evolution and systematics of the gobiid genera Ctenogobius, Oxyurichthys, Stiphodon and Sicydium, 2) cryptobenthic Pacific coral reef fish community ecology and evolution, 3) ecological speciation and adaptive radiation of gobies, 4) cryptic speciation in African freshwater sleepers (Eleotridae: Kribia), and 5) conservation genetics of California desert fishes.
To do this we use a variety of approaches from various research fields, including population genetics, community ecology, ethno-botany, economic botany, agro-ecology, socioeconomy, and political science.
The official publication of the International Society for Biosemiotic Studies, the new title is targeted to a wide range of professionals in disciplines ranging from social semiotics to community ecology, communication science and artificial intelligence.
Nevertheless, scientists from interdisciplinary areas would find this book very informative, especially conservation biologists, environmentalists and toxicologists who need to understand population and community ecology as a whole, and especially from a more than vertebrate perspective.
This book introduces the reader to a balanced coverage of concepts and theories central to community ecology, using examples drawn from terrestrial, freshwater, and marine systems, and focusing on animal, plant, and microbial species.

Full browser ?