Ecosystems Under Varying Ambient Conditions
Ecosystems governed by random dynamic non-linear equations are studied in detail. The process is precisely characterized, both for the non-markovian and the markovian case, including short range order. A new feature, the appearance of early chaos, is introduced and analyzed. The Lyapunov exponent is defined and evaluated. Its precise meaning is discussed and its significance to characterize the dynamics of a random succession of events is investigated and clarified.
KeywordsLyapunov Exponent Short Range Order Random Perturbation Chaotic Region Attraction Basin
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