Miguel Álvarez-Cobelas

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Ecological systems may occur in alternative states that differ in ecological structures, functions and processes. Resilience is the measure of disturbance an ecological system can absorb before changing states. However, how the intrinsic structures and processes of systems that characterize their states affects their resilience remains unclear. We analyzed(More)
Wetlands are considered vulnerable ecosystems of both high species richness and socio-economic value. In semi-arid regions, these ecosystems often experience long drought periods that are usually aggravated by local water overexploitation. Drought leads to: (i) reduced flooding area, (ii) isolation of water bodies, (iii) increased areas of dry sediments and(More)
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