10. Designing Community Structure

  1. Marty D. Matlock and
  2. Robert A. Morgan

Published Online: 15 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470949993.ch10

Ecological Engineering Design: Restoring and Conserving Ecosystem Services

Ecological Engineering Design: Restoring and Conserving Ecosystem Services

How to Cite

Matlock, M. D. and Morgan, R. A. (2011) Designing Community Structure, in Ecological Engineering Design: Restoring and Conserving Ecosystem Services, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470949993.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470345146

Online ISBN: 9780470949993

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Keywords:

  • designing community structure - restoration ecology, how regional processes determine species composition;
  • species dispersal over ecological and geographic time - and ecoregional characteristics;
  • reintroduction designs, reestablishing species or genotypes - currently not present at a site;
  • biotic interactions, between individuals and populations - assemblages and guilds within ecosystem;
  • minimum viable metapopulation (MVM), minimum number - metapopulations' interaction, for long-term persistence of species

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biotic Interactions

  • Metapopulations

  • Regional Processes

  • Environmental and Habitat Impacts

  • References