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dc.contributor.authorRodríguez, Ricardo A.
dc.contributor.authorHerrera, Ada M.
dc.contributor.authorOtto, Rüdiger
dc.contributor.authorDelgado, Juan Domingo
dc.contributor.authorFernández-Palacios, José María 
dc.contributor.authorArévalo, José Ramón 
dc.date.accessioned2020-02-21T12:28:39Z
dc.date.available2020-02-21T12:28:39Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.urihttp://riull.ull.es/xmlui/handle/915/18497
dc.description.abstractThe direct equivalence between ecology and thermodynamics has not been attained despite accepted thermodynamic features of the ecosystem. This article explores the homeomorphism between ecology and statistical mechanics by analysis of ruderal vegetation. In conventional thermostatistical algorithm, the pro-kinetic effect of temperature on molecules was replaced by the anti-kinetic effect of species diversity on biological individuals. The existence of an ecological equivalent of the thermodynamic Boltzmann constant was empirically verified. From the relationship of this constant with biocenological variables, we derived a probable ecological equation of state under stationary and quasi-stationary conditions. This equation of state is homeomorphic with regard to the ideal gas state equation, and it is useful to infer the value of some biocenological parameters whose direct measurement is difficult, as biomass, energy and dispersal. According to these results, ecosystem assessment from conventional thermostatistics is plausible and empirically verifiable. This approach offers useful analytical tools for the conservation and restoration of ecosystems.es_ES
dc.description.sponsorshipFundación Canaria Rafael Clavijoes_ES
dc.language.isoenes_ES
dc.publisherElsevier BVes_ES
dc.relation.ispartofseriesEcological Modelling, Vol. 224, N. 1. 2012;
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 Internacional*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/*
dc.titleEcological state equationes_ES
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/articlees_ES
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2011.10.020
dc.rights.accessRightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/embargoedAccesses_ES
dc.subject.keywordState equationes_ES
dc.subject.keywordBiodiversityes_ES
dc.subject.keywordSteady ecosystemes_ES
dc.subject.keywordThermodynamicses_ES
dc.subject.keywordBoltzmann constantes_ES
dc.subject.keywordTrophic energyes_ES
dc.subject.keywordecuación de estadoes_ES
dc.subject.keywordbiodiversidades_ES
dc.subject.keywordecosistema invariablees_ES
dc.subject.keywordtermodinámicaes_ES
dc.subject.keywordconstante de Boltzmanes_ES
dc.subject.keywordenergía tróficaes_ES
dc.type.hasVersioninfo:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersiones_ES


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