Methodological problems of biotic diagnostics of antropogenic transformation of forest ecosystems at the levels of organization of life

  • V. V. Lavrov
  • O. I. Blinkova


Aim. The purpose of the study was to identify and systematize the methodological problems of the diagnosis of anthropogenic transformation of forests by the levels of organization of life. Methods. Theoretical methods of system-structural, retrospective, comparative analysis were combined with special methods of forestry, synecology, mycology, ornithology. Results and conclusions. The study of higher levels of biological organization, integral characteristics of ecosystems, reflecting the state of their integrity and development should be given priority in bio-diagnostics of forest ecosystems. Studies at lower levels of the hierarchy of levels without proper alignment with the composition and state of higher subsystems can lead to false conclusions. Studying at the basic levels of biological organization gives the opportunity to adhere to the principles of emergence, functional integration and hierarchical organization of the biosphere and its homeostasis systems.

Keywords: biological organization, complex of biological structures, forest ecosystem, transformation.


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