Dynamics of Marine Communities
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 May 2024 | Viewed by 1550
Interests: benthic-pelagic coupling; food web; stable isotope ecology; community structure
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In marine ecosystems, benthic and pelagic communities have continuously experienced changes in their species composition, dominant species, and species ecology according to various anthropogenic and environmental influences. If external influences such as climate change and human activities continue, biological communities form new communities through the process of succession, resulting in changes in available biological resources. Therefore, at this point, it is important to identify fluctuations in biological communities in the marine ecosystems and influences of environmental variables, and to predict future changes. In the absence of a baseline from which to compare past and future studies; however, it is impossible to effectively predict the impacts of humans and climate change on the community ecology of the marine habitats. The purpose of this Special Issue is to publish novel and high-quality research with respect to the subjects mentioned below and related ones.
- Long- and/or short-term dynamics of marine communities;
- Link environmental and/or anthropogenic influences to the changes in marine communities;
- Geographical variations in the community structures and ecology of marine species;
- The role of predators and parasites in marine communities;
- The effect of species introductions on marine communities;
- Marine communities and climate change.
Dr. Joo Myun Park
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