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On the behavior of some proposed goal functions for ecosystem development
- This contribution addresses the issue of "goal functions", quantifying the state of development of ecosystems. Numerous goal functions have been proposed with the hope that once a proper goal function has been identified it will be possible in a straightforward manner to characterize ecosystems and to improve the predictive capabilities of complex ecosystem models.
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