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HOMEOSTASIS

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French Equivalent: Homéostase

Definition:
Homeostasis refers to the capability of ecosystems to resist change and interference through self- regulation and self—maintenance (regeneration).

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Cross References:
Resistance

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, December 11, 2001