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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… Expand
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2017
Review
2017
Kelps are ecologically important primary producers and ecosystem engineers, and play a central role in structuring nearshore… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
A great diversity of organisms modify the physical structure of estuarine and coastal environments. These physical ecosystem… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
While well-recognized as an important kind of ecological interaction, physical ecosystem engineering by organisms is diverse with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Egeria densa Planchon es considerada una especie invasora en los sistemas acuaticos de Chile. Su distribucion geografica original… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
  • E. Gilada, J. von Hardenbergc, A. Provenzalec, M. Shachake, E. Merona
  • 2007
  • Corpus ID: 19254933
Understanding the structure and dynamics of plant communities in water-limited systems often calls for the identification of… Expand
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Abstract The modification of the physical environment by organisms is a critical interaction in most ecosystems. The concept of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
  • P. Lavellea, T. Decaënsb, +6 authors J.-P. Rossic
  • 2006
  • Corpus ID: 73604180
Invertebrates play significant, but largely ignored, roles in the delivery of ecosystem services by soils at plot and landscape… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Invasions by exotic species represent both threats to ecosystems as well as opportunities to learn more about them. Among the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Cette revue place au centre des interactions entre les plantes, les animaux et les microorganismes du sol, les invertebres… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Interactions between organisms are a major determinant of the distribution and abundance of species. Ecology textbooks (e.g… Expand
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