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Environmental vocab-Stephanie by Mind Map: Environmental vocab-Stephanie
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Environmental vocab-Stephanie

Biomes

   

Rainforest

Temperate Deciduous Forest

Coniferous forest

Desert

Tundra

Freshwater Biome

Marine Biome

Grassland/Savannah

Food web/ Food chain

Producers

Recieve 100% of the energy

Primary Consumers

Recieve 10% of the energy

Secondary Consumers

Recieve 1% of the energy

Tertiary Consumers

Recieve 0.1% of the energy.

Decomposers

These are the trophic levels.

Biodiversity

Need many species to run a healthy ecosystem. kind of like in a factory many have different jobs and depend on eachother.

Genetic biodiversity

traits are different

Species biodiversity

different types of species (animals or plants)

Ecosystem biodiversity

Differences in ecosystems

New node

Categorizing

Organism

living thing

Population

a group of one organism

Community

Different types of organisms that live and interact together.

Ecosystem

habitat that many organisms survive and interact

Biotic factors

a living thing or once was a living thing also a piece of living thing or a piece of a once living thing

Abiotic factors

something that has never be living or will be

Species to be aware of.

Indicator species

Can show if there is a healthy ecosystem.

Endangered species

These species have the danger of being extinct.

Threatened species

Likely to be endangered.

Pioneer species

First species to arrive in new ecosystem.

Climax community

Last species to arrive in an ecosystem.

Hot spots

Succession

Ecological succession

Process that grows from bare land to an ecosystem.

Primary succession

This is ecological succession that happened on land that never had an ecosystem exsist on.

Secondary succession

This is ecological succession that had an ecosystem that was destroyed and is now growing into a ecosystem.

Having to do with population

Limiting factors

factors that may limit a population.

Carrying capacity

When a population reaches the amount of that species the ecosystem can handle.

Population growth

change in number of people

Population growth rate

rate at which population grows

Exponential growth

J-curve

S-curve

Water Pollution

Point Source

one main easily known source

Non Point source

not a main source hard to locate  

Organic pollutant

Inorganic pollutant

impermeable material

a material such as concrete that does not allow the liquids to soak into the ground  

runoff

runoff of litter or soil can help contribute to water polution  

Urbanization

more people and houses can help cause more pollutants

Having to do with water

Aquifer

Desilination

water purification

watershed

erosion

Wetlands

helps several species and can help decrease pollution

Types of resources

renewable resources

nonrenewable resources

natural resources