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Synonyms for disturbance

Synonyms for disturbance

an interruption of regular procedure or of public peace

a change in normal place or position

serious mental illness or disorder impairing a person's capacity to function normally and safely

Synonyms for disturbance

activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption

an unhappy and worried mental state

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a noisy fight

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Species within ecosystems evolved under such disturbance regimes and would be expected to have adapted to it as long as the regime continues to be within its "natural" range of variability.
Such deductive thinking based on scientific principles can further improve our estimates of the historic disturbance regime and its effects on forest structure.
landslide, tree fall, postagricultural [oldfield], hurricane) or a single aspect of the disturbance regime (severity, frequency, size, spatial distribution) constant and sampling how plant responses in these areas vary across gradients.
Germination cues across the disturbance regime in the Puerto Rican rainforest.
Naveh, 1975; Gill, 1981; Trabaud, 1984; Keeley, 1986; Le Maitre et aL, 1992; Bond& van Wilgen, 1996), theyhave not been integrated with other physiological traits, and therefore it is difficult to interpret community structure and composition at spatiotemporal[integral of] scales involving resource heterogeneity and variable disturbance regimes.
Plants in Mediterranean-climate regions must face several environmental constraints during their life cycle: water limitation, competition for light, and a complex set of disturbance regimes, mainly fire, herbivory, and human exploitation.
The threats facing both the Fender's blue butterfly and Kincaid's lupine include habitat loss, invasions of nonnative plants, and disruption of historic disturbance regimes.