Source: J0rgensen (2000b). 1Coffaro et al. (1997).
2Marques et al. (1997); Fonseca et al. (2000).
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*Copyright © 2005 Handbook of Ecological Indicators for Assessment of Ecosystem Health, edited by S.E. Jorgensen, F-L Xu, R. Costanza, from chapter by J.M. Zaldivar et al. Two figures reproduced by permission of Taylor & Francis, a division of Informa plc.
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