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ecotone

(ē′kə-tōn′, ĕk′ə-)
n.
A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.

ecotone

the zone of distribution of an organism across the boundaries of which the individuals of a species become progressively fewer, less productive, and sometimes smaller.
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By implementing our 'less is more' approach to stream restoration we reduced project costs, minimized our carbon footprint, and kept heavy equipment off local roadways," said Scott McGill, founder and CEO of Ecotone.
Johnson has observed that, in some areas, the alpine treeline ecotone is moving up in elevation.
californicus seek refuge during times with the lowest temperatures, individuals in HBWC appear to generally tolerate colder temperatures than those in BCFTB to remain in areas with highest abundance of eelgrass ecotone.
All sedimentary caatingas, including the Campo Maior ecotone to the Cerrado (also a sedimentary landscape), formed a group which is quite separate from the crystalline caatinga sites (Fig.
The tree line is a complex ecotone that comprises not only tree species at the edge of their geographic distribution, but also a diverse assortment of understory plants and growth-forms (Korner, 2003).
In the ecological divergence model populations at the terminus of the ring originate and then diverge across a single sharp ecotone but differences among other subspecies (than those at the terminus) are the result of geographic distance as the expanding fronts move around the physical barrier (Fig.
This zone is an active ecotone delimited superiorly by channel water and inferiorly by underground water (Bencala, 2000) being constituted by the interstitial spaces between the particles of the riverbed (Dahm and Valet, 1996).
Neotropical migrant birds and edge effects at a forest-stream ecotone.
The potential of the new paradigm concept as an urban pollutant abatement and to eliminate water threat via best management practise in development of wetlands, ecotone, control at the source as well on the bio manipulation process, be able to increase biomass production, bioenergy and local socio economic income.
This study aims to analyze the reproductive performance of Nellore cows in an extensive system in the Cerrado/Pantanal ecotone, thus evaluating the effect of the breeding season and the relationship of temperature and humidity (THI) on pregnancy and birth rates.
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His development of the concept of the ecotone, which in ecology refers to a space where two ecosystems meet and at their edges create a third ecosystem with both shared and distinct characteristics, is also an enabling metaphor for thinking through the interdisciplinary work of ecocriticism.