Ecological succession is the observed process of change in the species structure
of an .... Ecological succession was formerly seen as having a stable end-stage
called ... For example, soil changes ...
Why do so many ecosystems remain stable for centuries while others undergo
succession? Initial conditions and chance play roles in the process of succession
These two biomes have the fewest numbers of species due to the stringent
environmental ..... Community succession is the sequential replacement of
species by ... of more or less stable but slower growing species eventually
of our knowledge of succession after volcanic events and ..... 1993), develop
slowly due to isolation and climatic stress. ..... Ardisia forms a stable pioneer
Although the complex mechanisms of succession in marine ecosystems are not
.... the surface is stable and a characteristic algal community develops on each ...
Succession stops when species composition changes no longer occur with time,
and ... and establishing themselves in a given region can achieve stable
equilibrium. .... and ecosystem characteristics between early and late stages of
succession ... Later species are able to tolerate lower resource levels due to
An understanding of ecological succession provides a basis for resolving man's
..... stability or adulthood, do ecosystems again develop unbalanced metabolism
In the final stages of succession, taller trees begin to grow. ... Climax community:
A relatively stable ecosystem characterized by large, old trees that marks the last
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in ways that ... Each biological community is a stage of ecological succession. .....
ground is covered by grasses, which protect the soil from erosion due to wind or
rain. ... Human-induced succession can make ecosystems switch from a stability
Dec 17, 2013 ... step in the passage of the energy and matter through an ecosystem ... the stable
ecosystem that develops due to succession. is called a climax ...