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Red lichen on most rocks but not some

Could be, but I would rather expect some recent disturbance. Similarly when I was in Tatra mountains in Slovakia, it was obvious which stone is in place for very long time and which was broken just recently.

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by JackBean
Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:43 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Red lichen on most rocks but not some
Replies: 3
Views: 2466

HPLEASE HELP! How to cite this book for my biology report?

... K. P. Barton. 1998. Ecophysiological processes and demographic patterns in the structuring of California chaparral. Pages 297-310 in: Landscape Disturbance and Biodiversity in Mediterranean-type Ecosystems. Ecological Studies Volume 136. Rundel, P., W. G. Montenegro, and F. Jaksic, editors. ...

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by Luxorien
Fri Mar 09, 2012 7:44 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: HPLEASE HELP! How to cite this book for my biology report?
Replies: 2
Views: 2698

what about gills?

... of click sound and if I hold it kind of a wavering sound. It would seem that there are muscles very close to the eardrum. Sometimes some bodily disturbance that I can't begin to define (never thought about it much before) but sort of to do with the throat usually I guess (not sure) will cause ...

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by notRoman
Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:20 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: what about gills?
Replies: 2
Views: 2535

Re: What different types of food birds eat

... same size ~2.5cm^2) roughly the same distance from each other in the same area every time, then going back inside my house and ensuring minimal disturbance (to my ability) by closing the curtains etc. But I have a camera placed in a way that is not detectable by the birds to record their numbers. ...

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by esterdude
Thu Jul 28, 2011 8:33 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What different types of food birds eat
Replies: 4
Views: 5707

A few marine ecology questions!

... species co-existence: niche-partioning and lottery. How does competition play a role in each? 5. Compare and contrasts the effects consumers and disturbance can have on the diversity of communities. 6. Describe a "global gradient" in marine biodiversity AND a hypothesis to explain it. ...

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by marinebiologist26
Thu Jun 24, 2010 3:04 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: A few marine ecology questions!
Replies: 0
Views: 3368
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