Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Ecological Transition Zone

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_590

Synonym: Ecotone

An ecological transition zone is a special eco-space between two or more communities or between ecosystems. It often has the eco-characteristics of the adjacent areas, and the biodiversity and landscape diversity are relatively high. These zones are also known as ecological transition zones, eco-interlaced zones or community interlaced zones.

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