ecological niche

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Synonyms for ecological niche

(ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species)

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Ecological Niche is a highly contested concept in media ecology studies.
Such an approach provides information on the species' potential distribution in each season, and sheds light on whether the species' movements are because of its ability to track specific climatic conditions within its range, that is, if its ecological niche undergoes seasonal change.
Shaw highlights some of the keys to insect diversity, including tiny size, which lets insects take advantage of even exceedingly small ecological niches.
gattii in North Carolina was reported, indicating an expansion of the pathogen's ecological niche.
Ecological niche modeling as a predictive tool: silver and bighead carps in North America.
We used 2 independent lines of investigation: 1) the genetic characterization of the virus isolates from Sudan (Sudan isolates 1 and 2) and their comparison with previous isolates of MPXV from various regions of Africa by using phylogenetic analysis and 2) the generation of ecological niche models and characterization of ecological factors associated with monkeypox virus transmission on the basis of reported human cases in central and western Africa, including the assessment of environmental suitability for MPXV transmission among the Sudan localities.
This requires a basic understanding of the ecological niche to which our species is adapted and the cognitive capacities that scaffold our successful occupation of it.
Ecological niche models are ideally fitted within the area that has been accessible to the species over time periods relevant to its distributional history (Barve et al.
BioCup, one of the leading entries, captured the ecological niche for wholly biodegradable pods.
These data will be modelled using ecological niche modelling and integrating data on climate, vegetal environment and coastlines, which significantly evolved during this period.
Each species has evolved to fit a specific temperature range or ecological niche.
In his account of evolution, Rescher holds that human intelligence itself is the product of evolution: "Humans have evolved within nature to fill the ecological niche of an intelligent being.
By the 1990s, IBM seemed a living fossil, AT&T the tiny, lizard-like descendant of some great reptile that once ruled its ecological niche.
Dishwashers--a man-made ecological niche accommodating human opportunistic fungal pathogens.
Broadway dance inhabits a distinct ecological niche that requires very specific skills.
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