Experimental Perturbations Modify the Performance of Early Warning Indicators of Regime Shift

Abstract

Ecosystems may shift abruptly between alternative states in response to environmental perturbations. Early warning indicators have been proposed to anticipate such regime shifts, but experimental field tests of their validity are rare. We exposed rocky intertidal algal canopies to a gradient of press perturbations and recorded the response of associated… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.05.035

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