Biological Legacies: Direct Early Ecosystem Recovery and Food Web Reorganization after a Volcanic Eruption in Alaska

@inproceedings{Walker2013BiologicalLD,
  title={Biological Legacies: Direct Early Ecosystem Recovery and Food Web Reorganization after a Volcanic Eruption in Alaska},
  author={Lawrence R. Walker and Derek S. Sikes and Anthony R. Degange and Stephen C. Jewett and Gary J. Michaelson and Sandra Looman Talbot and Stephen S. Talbot and Bronwen Wang and Jeffrey C. Williams},
  year={2013}
}
Abstract: Attempts to understand how communities assemble following a disturbance are challenged by the difficulty of determining the relative importance of stochastic and deterministic processes. Biological legacies, which result from organisms that survive a disturbance, can favour deterministic processes in community assembly and improve predictions of successional trajectories. Recently disturbed ecosystems are often so rapidly colonized by propagules that the role of biological legacies is… 
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