Help with definition of Environmental Gradient.

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Help with definition of Environmental Gradient.

Post by MrB » Wed Jan 21, 2009 3:47 am

I am new to Environmental Science and I am just seeking a quick definition of the term "Environmental Gradient". Thankyou to anyone who can help.

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Post by LittleBeaver » Wed Jan 21, 2009 7:50 pm

A "gradient" suggests a change or fluctuation in something so an environmental gradient would mean the changes in the conditions within an environment...these are things like the climate differences between biomes and such.

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Re: Help with definition of Environmental Gradient.

Post by MrB » Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:31 pm

Thanks for your help. I greatly appreciate it. :)

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