Producer, Converts sun light into energy.
Primary Consumer, Feeds on Producers.
Secondary Consumer, Feeds on Primary consumers.
Tertiary Comsumer, Feeds on all other consumers.
Decomposer, Feeds on decomposing material.
Biotic Factors, Something living was living or was part of something living
Abiotic Factors, Something nonliving and never will live
The amount of organisms in an area.
Different groups of organisms living together.
A group of biotic and abiotic factors interacting in the same habitat.
Shows energy transfer from producer to top consumer in one line
Many food chains interwoven
Genetic Biodiversity, Diversity within a certain species
Species Biodiversity, A multitude of organisms in an ecosystem
Ecosystem Biodiversity, A multitude of different ecosystems on Earth
Endangered Species, A species at high risk of going extinct
Threatened Species, A species that is close to being endangered
Indicator Species, A species that indicates the well being of an ecosystem
Pioneer Species, Hardy species that start succession
Ecological Succession, The process of which communities of an ecosystem change over time
Primary Succession, Starts an ecosystem where no ecosystem has ever been
Secondary Succession, Reconstructs a damaged or destroyed ecosystem
Climax Community, The last stage of succession
Limiting Factors, Biotic or abiotic factors that limit a species growth
Carrying Capacity, The greatest number of organism in a species an ecosystem can hold
Population Growth, A population growing
Population Growth Rate, The rate at which a population grows
Exponential Growth, A growth in population very fast in a short time
Hot Spot, An area around the equator where the habitats are very biodiverse.
Shows exponential growth
Shows exponential growth then population stabilizes
Desalination, The process of removing salt from salt water to create freshwater.
Wet Lands, A natural ecosystem that purifies water.
Organic polluntant, Things like deturgans, cleaning products insecticides etc.
Inorganic pollutant, Chemicals and other industrial waste dumped into places leading to bodies of water.
A geological formation that contains fresh groundwater.
The region or area which is drained by a river.
Something that flows into a body of water.
Erosion, The process where a suface is being worn away.
Impermeable, A surface where no water can penetract causing unnatural drainage.
Point, A tracable point of pollution like a drain pipe.
Non Point, A non tracable point of pollution like trash.
Renewable, A resource that can be remade over time but can be eliminated completly.
Nonrenewable, A resource on Earth in a limited quantity.
The process of making a natural area into an urban area.