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stages of species colonization within that system. This biomass invariance denotes that, in species-rich communities, a finer di ...
If an ecosystem is to maintain a constant biomass, energy degradation through respiration is balanced by the rate of energy supp ...
ZSM-neutral model: in contrast to niche-assembly theory, the unified theory of biodiversity (UTB) predicts that species diversit ...
Among the streams, invertebrate species of the Oberer Seebach (SB) followed the maximum-likelihood predictions of the ZSM most c ...
Table 8.2Estimated parameters and goodness-of-fit statistics for the Sugihara Fraction (SF), Power Fraction (PF) model and the z ...
PCL0.9). Predictedm-values close to 1 would imply that local communities are continuously reassembled by metacommunities simila ...
purely mathematical fractals (Schmid, 2000 ). Scale-dependent analysis of this type has been applied to describe the species-siz ...
The probability of finding theith species and particle at the scalel is defined aspi¼Ni/N, whereNis the total number of species ...
The Ho ̈ lder exponent or singularity strength ( (^) i) of theith cell is defined as: (^) i¼logiðlÞ logl ( 8 : 12 ) A greater v ...
emphasizes the distinctness for multifractality of the BSDs in all streams (Fig.8.6a). This result strongly contrasts to spectra ...
Table 8.3Summary of parameters obtained by multifractal analysis of body- and particle-size distributions in the streams Seebach ...
distribution displayed multifractal properties (over all 10 q10;r^2 >0.99), with widerf( )-spectra than those for the spec ...
and PSD are similar between the Oberer Seebach (SB) and Afon Mynach (MY) for larger species and particle sizes. A distinct depar ...
community (ANCOVA:F1,28¼2.49,P¼0.126). A higher value ofzfor the SAR of the LL is attributed to a rapid increase in species rich ...
All streams are characterized by a class of multifractal distributions, as the test criterion of linearity between the log-parti ...
between the log-partition function and log area remains roughly fulfilled (Fig.8.9;r^2 >0.95; P<0.001). Excluding slight m ...
smaller species, the density of the larger species declines faster with area than the abundance of smaller species. The reason f ...
known as multifractal. Thus, through the examination of multifractal measures, subtle differences in spatial and size structure ...
H. Ju ̈ rgens and D. Saupe. New York: Springer Verlag, pp. 921–953. Feder, H. (1988).Fractals. New York: Plenum Press. Fesl, C. ...
variability.Journal of Plankton Research, 17 , 1209–1232. Peters, R. H. (1983).The Ecological Implications of Body Size. Cambrid ...
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