Gordon - Environmental Science Vocabulary

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1. Biome

1.1. Marine

1.2. Rainforest

1.3. Coniferous Forest

1.4. Temperate Deciduous Forest

1.5. Desert

1.6. Tundra

1.7. Freshwater

1.8. Grassland/Savannah

1.9. Ecosystem

1.9.1. Community

1.9.1.1. Population

1.9.1.1.1. Organism

1.9.2. Water pollution

1.9.2.1. Point Source Pollution

1.9.2.2. Non-Point Souce Pollution

1.9.2.3. Organic Pollutant

1.9.2.4. Inorganic Pollutant

1.9.3. Watershed

1.9.4. Water Purification

1.9.4.1. Desalination

1.9.4.2. Wetlands

1.9.5. Impermeable

1.9.5.1. Runoff

2. Food Chain

2.1. Producers

2.2. Primary Consumers

2.3. Secondary Consumers

2.4. Tertiary Consumers

2.5. Decomposers

2.6. Trophic Levels

3. Food Web

4. Biotic Factors

5. Abiotic Factors

5.1. Rocks

5.2. Soil

5.3. Water

5.3.1. Aquifer

5.4. Air

5.5. Erosion

6. Biodiversity

6.1. Ecosystem Biodiversity

6.1.1. Hot spots

6.1.2. Indicator Species

6.2. Species Biodiversity

6.2.1. Endangered Species

6.2.2. Threatened Species

6.3. Genetic Biodiversity

7. Ecological Succession

7.1. Primary Succession

7.1.1. Pioneer species

7.2. Secondary Succession

7.3. Climax Community

7.3.1. Limiting Factors

7.3.2. Carrying Capacity

8. Population Growth

8.1. Population Growth Rate

8.2. Exponential Growth

8.2.1. J-curve

8.2.2. S-curve

8.3. Urbanization

8.4. Natural Resources

8.4.1. Renewable Resources

8.4.2. Nonrenewable Resources