Ecological States and the Resilience of Coral Reefs

We review the evidence for multiple ecological states and the factors that create ecological resilience in coral reef ecosystems. There are natural differences among benthic communities along gradients of water temperature, light, nutrients, and organic matter associated with upwelling-downwelling a...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Tim McClanahan, Nicholas Polunin, Terry Done
Format: Article
Published: Resilience Alliance 2002-12-01
Series:Ecology and Society
Online Access:

Similar Items