MarLIN

information on the biology of species and the ecology of habitats found around the coasts and seas of the British Isles

Sensitivity

The likelihood of change when a pressure is applied to a feature (receptor) and is a function of the ability of the feature to tolerate or resist change (resistance) and its ability to recover from impact (resilience) (Tillin et al., 2010). 

 

Resistance

Resilience

None

Low

Medium

High

Very  Low

High

High

Medium

Low

Low

High

High

Medium

Low

Medium

Medium

Medium

Medium

Low

High

Medium

Low

Low

Not sensitive