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21-23 MARCH 2017

Final OpenNESS Annual Meeting in Smolenice, Slovakia


*An ecosystem’s ability to adapt to or maintain its function under chronic exogenous drivers and pressures. An ecosystem is robust when it is capable of resisting changes caused by long-term drivers or pressures that are external to the ecosystem, such as global warming, nutrient loading or hunting pressure. Robust ecosystems demonstrate adaptability to external forces, for example if a keystone species goes extinct, surviving species can compensate for the loss of function over physiological, demographic, or evolutionary time scales.


Harrington et al. (2010), after Lenski et al. (2006); Dawson et al. (2010)

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