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RESILIENCE

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French Equivalent: Résilience

Definition:
Resilience refers to the capacity of a natural system to recover from disturbance.

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

Cross References:
Stability (of ecosystem)

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 26, 2001