Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 56 - Communities - 56.4 - Communities Are Always Changing - 56.4 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 1222: 1


Primary succession occurs after a more devastating natural disaster or hazard that obliterates an ecosystem down to the soil. This type of succession may occur following lava flow or glacial movement. Secondary succession takes place after less severe disasters such as fires or floods.

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