The Question of Boundary Criteria

  • Robert G. Bailey


Two fundamental questions facing all ecosystem mappers are the following: (1) What factors are of particular importance in the recognition of ecosystems? (2) How are the boundaries of the different sizes of systems to be determined?


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rocky Mountain Research StationUSDA Forest ServiceFort CollinsUSA

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