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Characteristic time and space scales related to ecosystems and their services

Characteristic time and space scales related to ecosystems and their services

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Uploaded 21 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2007 Author: Philippe Rekacewicz, Emmanuelle Bournay, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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The time scale of change refers to the time required for the effects of a perturbation of a process to be expressed. Inertia refers to the delay or slowness in the response of a system to factors altering their rate of change, including continuation of change in the system after the cause of that change has been removed.
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