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Disturbance regimes and the historical range of variation in terrestrial ecosystems [Chapter 389]

Publications Posted on: April 10, 2013
Picture a tranquil landscape with undulating topography, idyllic streams, scenic glades, and verdant vegetation. Left to its own devices, this landscape would gradually become dominated by late successional communities that would slowly shift in response to climate changes over long time periods. This scene often forms the foundation and reference for most land management across the globe.