Definitions for "ECOTONE"
A habitat created by the juxtaposition of distinctly different habitats; an edge habitat; or an ecological zone or boundary where two or more ecosystems meet.
Transition zone betweeen major biomes or habitats.
a transition zone between two distinct habitats that contains species from each area, as well as organisms unique to it (Morris 1992).
Encyclopaedia Britannica 2002
Keywords:  ecology, field, term
a term from the field of ecology
Keywords:  paddler, happening, seat, row, front
a "happening" place, and the paddler always has a front-row seat