Ecosystem engineer

Known as: Ecosystem engineering 
An ecosystem engineer is any organism that creates, significantly modifies, maintains or destroys a habitat. These organisms can have a large impact… (More)
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2017
2017
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All animals have an effect on the environment, but some key species – called ecosystem engineers – can have a particularly large… (More)
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2017
2017
Humans are the ultimate ecosystem engineers who have profoundly transformed the world’s landscapes in order to enhance their… (More)
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2016
2016
Latitudinal gradients in ecosystem patterns arise from complex interactions between biotic and abiotic forces operating at a… (More)
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2012
2012
Animals can play important roles in structuring the plant communities in which they live. Some species are particularly… (More)
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2011
2011
The burrowing mud shrimp, Upogebia pugettensis, is an important ecosystem engineer throughout bays and estuaries along the… (More)
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2011
2011
Introduced ecosystem engineers can severely modify the functioning on invaded systems. Species-level effects on ecosystem… (More)
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2010
2010
Symbiotic interactions have been shown to facilitate shifts in the structure and function of host plant communities. For example… (More)
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2007
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2007
The importance of restoring filter-feeders, such as the Eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica, to mitigate the effects of… (More)
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2002
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2002
Invasions by exotic species represent both threats to ecosystems as well as opportunities to learn more about them. Among the… (More)
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2002
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2002
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