conservation biology

Physical Geography

Ecology Glossary

Select words and phrases from the field of geography and conservation biology. A Achenes  Single-seed fruit. Ambits  Areas that are scaled to a particular ecological process, a time period, and an organisms mobility or activity. Anthesis Stage or period at which flower- bud opens; flowering; period of flowering. B Birth-flow population […]

Physical Geography

How Space and Time Affect Conservation Biology

Time and space are two extremely important concepts that are central to formulating theories and models in biotic conservation. Following along the themes expounded by Schumm and Lichty (1963?) in “Time, Space and Causality”: “It is the purpose of this discussion to demonstrate the importance of both time and space […]