Vivoscapes : an ecosemiotic contribution to the ecological theory

Farina, A and James, P ORCID: 2021, 'Vivoscapes : an ecosemiotic contribution to the ecological theory' , Biosemiotics, 14 (2) , pp. 419-431.

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Vivoscape, from Latin ‘vivo’ (living) and the English ‘scape’ (shape and form of a place) is presented as a new ecosemiotic agency that integrates the interactions between biological and ecological components of a taxon with the environment. According to this model, the interactions between species and the environment are fused into a new functional unity driven by external and internal events (vivoevents). Sensorial and relational channels are used by a taxon to sense external energy gradient, matter, information and to return actions and proactions in an external operational environment. The eco-field model is suggested as the functional ecosemiotic mechanism associated with each vivoevent.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Environment and Life Sciences > Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: Biosemiotics
Publisher: Springer
ISSN: 1875-1342
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Funders: Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo
Depositing User: Professor Philip James
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2021 14:52
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2022 16:41

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