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Interesting times: winners, losers, and system shifts under climate change around Australia

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Fulton, EA, Interesting times: winners, losers, and system shifts under climate change around Australia, ICES Journal of Marine Science, 68, (6) pp. 1329-1342. ISSN 1054-3139 (2011) [Refereed Article]

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Crown copyright 2011

DOI: doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsr032

Abstract

Feedback and change are basic features of ecosystems, something global change has highlighted. Changes in the physical environment will see shifts in species ranges, community compositions, and ultimately the form and function of ecosystem and the human societies that exploit them. What these shifts will be depends on which of the competing (and potentially counteracting) mechanisms dominate through space and time. Moreover, changes are unlikely to be simple or linear; there will be winners, losers, and surprises. It also means that management will be complex and non-stationary, presenting management, scientific, and statistical challenges.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:adaptive capacity, ecosystem models, global climate change, regime shifts
Research Division:Environmental Sciences
Research Group:Environmental Science and Management
Research Field:Conservation and Biodiversity
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Climate and Climate Change
Objective Field:Climate Change Models
Author:Fulton, EA (Dr Elizabeth Fulton)
ID Code:119794
Year Published:2011
Web of Science® Times Cited:55
Deposited By:Centre for Ecology and Biodiversity
Deposited On:2017-08-04
Last Modified:2017-10-11
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