Ecological Indicator

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Ecological Indicator?

A characteristic of an ecosystem that is related to, or derived from, a measure of biotic or abiotic variable, that can provide quantitative information on ecological structure and function. An indicator can contribute to a measure of integrity and sustainability.

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Characterization of Ecological Effects   Cumulative Ecological Risk Assessment   Ecological Entity   Ecological Exposure   Ecological Impact   Ecological Integrity   Ecological Risk Assessment   Environmental Indicator   Exposure Indicator   
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