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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biological_dispersal

Biological dispersal refers to both the movement of individuals from their birth site to their ... Dispersal can be distinguished from animal migration (typically round- trip seasonal movement), although within the population .... Natural barriers to dispersal that limit species distribution include mountain ranges and rivers.

www.centralia.edu/academics/bioscience/courses/biol221/outlines/1a_ecology.html

•Natural range expansions show the influence of dispersal on distribution ... • Species transplants can disrupt the communities or ecosystems to which they have ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3561684

Jun 12, 2012 ... argued that interactions among species can strongly influence how ... as dispersal (e.g. Engler & Guisan,) and biotic interactions, to make the ...

www.physicalgeography.net/fundamentals/9e.html

Other species can have more restricted geographic ranges isolated to a small ... Many plants use wind passively to disperse seeds over relatively long distances. ... Through dispersion organisms can evade the competitive influence of their ...

www.answers.com/Q/How_does_dispersal_influence_distribution

When an organism desperses, their global distribtion is increased. Thus, the expansion of the distribution relies on the dispersion of the organism.

www.britannica.com/science/dispersion-biology

Distribution can be affected by time of day, month, or year. ... Occasionally, natural selection acts to limit the dispersal of a species. On high ... factor in the dispersal of organisms, at least during the past 10,000 years, has been human influence.

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1046/j.1365-2745.2000.00484.x/full

Dec 24, 2001 ... 1994). The supply of propagules can influence plant distribution patterns ... dispersal can be an important proximate determinant of species ...

www4.uwsp.edu/geo/faculty/lemke/geog101/lectures/15_biogeographic_distribution_controls.html

Oct 30, 2014 ... explain why the geographic range of a particular species may change over time, and why particular species may ... ability to disperse and colonize new locations ... C. ABIOTIC INFLUENCE oN GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTIONS ...

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Distribution: Geographic area where individuals of a species occur. ... dispersal aids in this process; Dispersal can also affect population density, and vice versa.