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biotopographic unit

biotopographic unit A small habitat unit with distinctive topography formed by the activities of an organism, e.g. an ant hill, or a tussock. The term may also refer to small topographic units that, by their aspect, position, or other characteristics, generate distinctive micro-environments for living organisms. Examples include solar or shade slopes, windward slopes, and similar units in sand-dunes.

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"biotopographic unit." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. 24 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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biotopographic unit

biotopographic unit
1. A small habitat unit with distinctive topography formed by the activities of an organism (e.g. an ant hill).

2. A small topographic unit that, by its aspect, position, or other characteristics, generates a distinctive micro-environment for living organisms. Examples include solar or shade slopes, windward slopes, and similar units in sand-dunes.

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"biotopographic unit." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Encyclopedia.com. 24 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"biotopographic unit." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Encyclopedia.com. (August 24, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/biotopographic-unit-1

"biotopographic unit." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Retrieved August 24, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/biotopographic-unit-1

biotopographic unit

biotopographic unit
1. A small habitat unit with distinctive topography formed by the activities of an organism (e.g. an ant hill).

2. A small topographic unit that, by its aspect, position, or other characteristics, generates a distinctive micro-environment for living organisms. Examples include solar or shade slopes, windward slopes, and similar units in sand-dunes.

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"biotopographic unit." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 24 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"biotopographic unit." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. (August 24, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/biotopographic-unit

"biotopographic unit." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved August 24, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/biotopographic-unit