BCB 322: Landscape Ecology. Lecture 6: Emerging patterns I: Heterogeneity. Heterogeneity. Patterns arise in any landscape as a result of the underlying processes Disturbance and fragmentation are closely allied, and have significant impacts on the environment
Emerging patterns I:
single point over time. Two areas may have the same spatial variation, but differ in time.
grazing animals at high densities can permanently alter vegetation cover by compacting soil and removing vegetation (eg: rural goat grazing in Zimbabwe)