Ecosystem Function

  • Jere A. Boudell
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Ecosystem functions are the many processes conducted by ecosystems. The term, “ecosystem function,” can also refer to the individual components involved in various ecosystem processes such as soil, water, and organisms. Ecosystem functions vary throughout the landscape and through time.


Ecosystem Services Process 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BiologyClayton State UniversityMorrowUSA

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