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Descriptor in English: Ecology
Descriptor in Spanish: Ecología
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ecologia
Descriptor in French: Écologie
Entry term(s): Bionomics
Ecologies
Tree number(s): H01.158.273.248
H01.277.249
Scope note: The branch of science concerned with the interrelationship of organisms and their ENVIRONMENT, especially as manifested by natural cycles and rhythms, community development and structure, interactions between different kinds of organisms, geographic distributions, and population alterations. (Webster's, 3d ed)
Annotation: the discipline (education, history, etc) only; use ECOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PHENOMENA or specifics treed under it for characteristics and processes of ecological and environmental systems
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
See also the descriptors: Ecosystem MeSH
Environmental Health MeSH
DeCS UI: 4531
Descriptor UI: D004463
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Ecology - Preferred
Concept UI M0006988
Scope note The branch of science concerned with the interrelationship of organisms and their ENVIRONMENT, especially as manifested by natural cycles and rhythms, community development and structure, interactions between different kinds of organisms, geographic distributions, and population alterations. (Webster's, 3d ed)
Preferred term Ecology
Entry term(s) Ecologies
Bionomics - Narrower
Concept UI M0006987
Preferred term Bionomics



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