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1. Lee, Sarah Christine. Open systems in community ecology: dispersal, diversity, and ecosystem properties.

Degree: Marine Sciences, 2010, University of North Carolina

A large fraction of community ecology has focused on processes that operate within communities to control species richness; however, most natural localities are open to dispersal. Dispersal can mediate community structure and functioning by introducing novel species and promoting coexistence at multiple spatial scales. Using experiments, I tested the effects of dispersal in complex, multi-trophic communities. Results suggest that dispersal of novel species is an important determinant of species richness, community composition and ecosystem properties across a range of environmental conditions. Dispersal also promoted coexistence in a network of communities with different environmental conditions, possibly by subsidizing failing populations with individuals of successful populations. Together, these results broaden our understanding of community and ecosystem-level effects of dispersal beyond terrestrial plant communities and highlight mechanisms of coexistence that may be unique to mobile animals. Advisors/Committee Members: Lee, Sarah Christine, Bruno, John, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Subjects/Keywords: College of Arts and Sciences; Department of Marine Sciences

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APA (6th Edition):

Lee, S. C. (2010). Open systems in community ecology: dispersal, diversity, and ecosystem properties. (Thesis). University of North Carolina. Retrieved from https://cdr.lib.unc.edu/record/uuid:244b26f3-be9b-4773-b3ae-4b8007ad54d7

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Lee, Sarah Christine. “Open systems in community ecology: dispersal, diversity, and ecosystem properties.” 2010. Thesis, University of North Carolina. Accessed January 27, 2021. https://cdr.lib.unc.edu/record/uuid:244b26f3-be9b-4773-b3ae-4b8007ad54d7.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
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MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Lee, Sarah Christine. “Open systems in community ecology: dispersal, diversity, and ecosystem properties.” 2010. Web. 27 Jan 2021.

Vancouver:

Lee SC. Open systems in community ecology: dispersal, diversity, and ecosystem properties. [Internet] [Thesis]. University of North Carolina; 2010. [cited 2021 Jan 27]. Available from: https://cdr.lib.unc.edu/record/uuid:244b26f3-be9b-4773-b3ae-4b8007ad54d7.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

Lee SC. Open systems in community ecology: dispersal, diversity, and ecosystem properties. [Thesis]. University of North Carolina; 2010. Available from: https://cdr.lib.unc.edu/record/uuid:244b26f3-be9b-4773-b3ae-4b8007ad54d7

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

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