The Landscape Continuum : A Model for High-Elevation Ecosystems

  title={The Landscape Continuum : A Model for High-Elevation Ecosystems},
  author={Tim Seastedt and William D Bowman and Timothy Caine and Diane M. McKnight and Alan R. Townsend and Mark W. Williams}
Articles T he panoramic splendor and complexity of high-elevation ecosystems have inspired and challenged humans for centuries (figure 1). These ecosystems have been variously perceived as physical structures to be conquered, as sites of spiritual inspiration, and as some of the last untamed natural places on Earth. In our time, the perception that " mountains are forever " may provide solace to those seeking stability in a rapidly changing world. However, changes in the abundance and species… CONTINUE READING
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