Dissipative structure, hierarchy theory and ecosystems

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Dissipative structure is a far-from-equilibrium new metastable state in the non-linear region to an open system, derived from and maintained by constant negentropy flow from the enviroment. -from English summary

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)181-186
Number of pages6
JournalChinese Journal of Applied Ecology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Ecology


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