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Time continuum and true long-term ecology: from theory to practice

AutorRull, Valentí
Palabras claveTime continuum
Long-term ecology
Ecology-palaeoecology synergy
Time series
Long-term observatories
Fecha de publicación17-nov-2014
EditorFrontiers Media
CitaciónFrontiers in Ecology and Evolution 2 Article 75
ResumenThe need for long-term studies to understand ecological dynamics is widely recognized but has not been satisfactorily addressed to date. The development of “long-term” (LT) observatories has aimed to improve the situation, but the main handicaps are that we should wait for generations to yield reliable results and that a number of ecological processes occurring at time scales larger than centuries will not be fully resolved. Palaeoecology can provide the needed time scale for true long-term ecology, but it is limited by the ability to merge ecological, and palaeoecological data into continuous time series. This paper suggests a practical way of attaining such goals based on the concept of time continuum. A short review is provided on the main handicaps for palaeoecological records to be incorporated into current ecological datasets and the recent improvements in the field. A global network of past-present-future ecological observatories (PPFEO) centered around lakes with annually-laminated sediments could act as a means of producing truly long-term and continuous ecological records by combining high-resolution palaeoecological techniques with ecological methods commonly used in LT observatories.
Descripción7 p., gráf.
Versión del editorhttp://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2014.00075
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/129006
DOIhttp://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2014.00075
E-ISSN2296-701X
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