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    Author(s): Samuel A. Cushman
    Date: 2010
    Source: In: Cushman, Samuel A.; Huettmann, Falk, eds. Spatial complexity, informatics, and wildlife conservation. New York: Springer. p. 19-41.
    Publication Series: Book Chapter
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    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 spaceĀ­time 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?

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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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    space, time, ecology

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