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Global biodiversity scenarios for the year 2100.
Scenarios of changes in biodiversity for the year 2100 can now be developed based on scenarios of changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide, climate, vegetation, and land use and the known sensitivity ofExpand
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Patterns of Nutrient Loss from Unpolluted, Old‐Growth Temperate Forests: Evaluation of Biogeochemical Theory
Atmospheric pollution and other human activities have altered natural ele- ment cycles over large regions of the world. Much current understanding of nutrient dy- namics in temperate regionExpand
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Genetic variation in Fitzroya cupressoides (alerce), a threatened South American conifer
Fitzroya cupressoides (alerce, Cupressaceae) is a large and exceptionally long‐lived conifer, endemic to a restricted area of southern Chile and neighbouring areas of Argentina. As a result of itsExpand
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Models, mechanisms and pathways of succession
The study of succession has been hampered by the lack of a general theory. This is illustrated by confusion over basic concepts and inadequacy of certain models. This review clarifies the basic ideasExpand
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Conservation Targets in South American Temperate Forests
An important near-term goal of the international conservation agenda is to double the average percentage of land area currently protected in each nation to 10%. The effectiveness of this initiativeExpand
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Coarse woody debris biomass in successional and primary temperate forests in Chiloé Island, Chile
Coarse woody residues (snags and logs) are a massive and functionally important component of high-latitude forest ecosystems, both natural and managed. Decaying logs and snags provide habitat forExpand
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The ecological concept of disturbance and its expression at various hierarchical levels
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We formally link the hierarchical organization of ecological objects and the concept of disturbance. Expand
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Extinction and Ecosystem Function in the Marine Benthos
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COMMUNITY STUDIES IN POLLINATION ECOLOGY IN THE HIGH TEMPERATE ANDES OF CENTRAL CHILE. I. POLLINATION MECHANISMS AND ALTITUDINAL VARIATION
Pollination mechanisms and pollinators are reported for a total of 137 species (75% of the non-abiotically pollinated flora) as they occur at three altitudinal levels (subandean scrub: 2,200-2,600 m;Expand
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From the Holocene to the Anthropocene: A historical framework for land cover change in southwestern South America in the past 15,000 years
The main forest transitions that took place in south-central Chile from the end of the last glaciation to the present are reviewed here with the aim of identifying the main climatic andExpand
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