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Similar term(s): feedback loop.

Definition:

The process by which a system responds to a disturbance that makes it deviate from its initial state.

Source: GreenFacts

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Positive feedback is a feedback that has a net effect of amplifying perturbation. [This can lead to a runaway or vicious cycle that pushes the system further and further from equilibrium].

Negative feedback is a feedback that has a net effect of dampening perturbation. [This regulatory mechanism tends to maintain the system in a constant state.]

Source: MA  Glossary

Related words:

Driver - Ecosystem change

Translation(s):

Español: Retroacción
Français: Rétroaction

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