The abundance of species, that is their frequency, is subject to natural variations over the course of time. These variations are indicated here as dotted lines. The mean variation of the entire community fluctuates much more if the individual species are synchronous with each other.
Ereignis / Anlass:
PM 12.2.16 "Asynchrony of species is more important than diversity"
Terrestrial Ecology Research Group
Wissenschaftszentrum Weihenstephan für Ernährung, Landnutzung und Umwelt