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Ian Environmental Science Mind Map by Mind Map: Ian Environmental Science Mind
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Ian Environmental Science Mind Map

Organism

a living being

Population

The amount of one species in an area.

Community

A group of a few organisms in one area.

Ecosystem

Coniferous Forest

Desert

Tundra

Grassland/Savannah

Biomes

Temperate Deciduous Forest

Freshwater Biome

Marine Biome

Rainforest

Food Chain/Foodweb

Producer

Primary Consumer

Secondary Consumer

Tertiary Consumer

Decomposer

Trophic Levels

Biotic Factors

Abiotic Factors

Things such as sand, rocks, and temperature. Not living.

Wiki:http://qcsdenvironmentalscience.wikispaces.com/

Biodiversity

Genetic Biodiversity

Species Biodiversity

Ecosystem Biodiversity

Hot Spot

Endangered Species

Threatened Species

Indicator Species

a species that shows if the enviroment is healthy

Ecological Succession

Primary Succession

Secondary Succession

Pioneer Species

Climax Community

Limiting Factors

Factors that limit the population of species

Carrying capacity

How much of a species an environment can sustain without failing.

Population Growth

Growth of a population.

Population Growth Rate

How fast a population grows.  

Exponential Growth

J-Curve

S-Curve

Aquifer

Water Pollution

Desalination

The process that remove salt from ocean water.

Water Purification

The process of purifying water.

Watershed

Impermeable

A surface that does not allow water through it.

Erosion

Wear and tear of a substance.

Runoff

Wetlands

Urbanization

The process in which an environment becomes a city.

Point Source

Large amounts of pollution from industries.

Non-Point Source

Everyday pollution that is hard to pinpoint.

Organic Pollutant

A natural pollutant such as animal waste.

Inorganic Pollutant

A man made pollutant that is not found in nature.

Natural Resouces

Resources we use from the earth.  

Renewable Resource

A resource that can be made again in a short time.

Nonrenewable Resouce

A resource that takes more than a lifetime to be created again.