Effects of a tropical cyclone on salt marsh insect communities and post‐cyclone reassembly processes

  title={Effects of a tropical cyclone on salt marsh insect communities and post‐cyclone reassembly processes},
  author={Xuan Chen and Benjamin J. Adams and William J. Platt and Linda M. Hooper‐B{\`u}i},
Concepts regarding effects of recurrent natural disturbances and subsequent responses of communities are central to ecology and conservation biology. Tropical cyclones constitute major disturbances producing direct effects (damage, mortality) in many coastal communities worldwide. Subsequent reassembly involves changes in composition and abundance for which the underlying mechanisms (deterministic and stochastic processes) are still not clear, especially for mobile organisms. We examined… 

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