Table of contents for Discontinuities in ecosystems and other complex systems / Craig R. Allen and Crawford S. Holling, editors.

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Contents
Preface
Part I. Background
1. Panarchies and Discontinuities
Crawford S. Holling, Garry D. Peterson, and Craig R. Allen		000
2. Self-organization and Discontinuities in Ecosystems
Garry D. Peterson	000
3. Discontinuity, Multimodality, and the Evolution of Pattern
	Graeme S. Cumming and Tanya D. Havlicek		000
4. Discontinuities in Body-Size Distributions: A View from the Top
	Pablo A. Marquet, Sebastian Abades, Juan E. Keymer, and Horacio Zeballos	000
Part II. Patterns
5. Patterns of Landscape Structure, Discontinuity, Mammal Phylogeny, and Body Size
Jan P. Sendzimir	000
6. Biophysical Discontinuities in the Everglades Ecosystem
Lance H. Gunderson	000
7. Discontinuities in the Geographical Range Size of North American Birds and Butterflies
Carla Restrepo and Natalia Arango	000
8. Discontinuities in Urban Systems: Comparison of Regional City-Size Structure in the United 
States
Ahjond S. Garmestani, Craig R. Allen, and K. Michael Bessey	000
9. Evaluating the Textural Discontinuity Hypothesis: A Case for Adaptive Inference 
	Craig A. Stow, Jan P. Sendzimir, and Crawford S. Holling	000
Part III. Consequences
10. Dynamic Discontinuities in Ecologic-Economic Systems
J. Barkley Rosser Jr.	000
11. The Ecological Significance of Discontinuities in Body-Mass Distributions 
	Jennifer J. Skillen and Brian A. Maurer	000
12. Cross-Scale Structure and the Generation of Innovation and Novelty in Discontinuous Complex 
Systems
	Craig R. Allen and Crawford S. Holling	000
Synthesis
Donald Ludwig	000
References	000
Contributors	000
Index	000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Ecology -- Statistical methods.
Discontinuous groups.