Environmental Science Vocab :) ~Carolyn

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Environmental Science Vocab :) ~Carolyn by Mind Map: Environmental Science Vocab :)                           ~Carolyn

1. Organic Pollutant

2. Biomes

2.1. Rainforest

2.2. Desert

2.3. Temperate Deciduous Forest

2.4. Coniferous Forest

2.5. Tundra

2.6. Freshwater

2.7. Marine

2.8. Grassland/Savannah

3. Food Chain

3.1. Producer

3.2. Primary Consumer

3.3. Secondary Consumer

3.4. Tertiary Consumer

3.5. Decomposer

4. Food Web

5. Abiotic Factors

5.1. Examples:

5.2. Clock

5.3. Sun

5.4. Temperature

5.5. Computer

6. Biotic Factors

6.1. Examples:

6.2. Frog

6.3. Paper

6.4. Corpse

7. Endangered Species

7.1. Examples:

7.2. Gray Wolf

7.3. Blue Whale

7.4. Giant Panda

7.5. Tiger

8. Threatened Species

8.1. Examples:

8.2. African Elephant

8.3. Clouded Leapord

8.4. Chimpanzee

9. Indicator Species

9.1. Examples:

9.2. New node

9.3. New node

9.4. New node

10. Ecological Succession

10.1. Primary Succession

10.2. Secondary Succession

11. J-Curve

12. Pioneer Species

12.1. One example is a lichen

13. Climax Community

14. Limiting Factors

14.1. Examples for a Rainforest:

14.2. Ammount of sunlight

14.3. Rainfall

14.4. Temperature/Humidity

15. Carrying Capacity

15.1. New node

16. Population Growth

17. Population Growth Rate

18. Exponential Growth

19. S-Curve

20. Water Pollution

20.1. Examples:

20.2. Storm Water Runoff

20.3. Litter

20.4. Oil Runoff

21. Aquifer

22. Desalination

23. Water Purification

24. Watershed

25. Impermeable

25.1. Examples:

25.2. Roof Tops

25.3. Driveways

25.4. Sidewalks

25.5. Road

26. Erosion

27. Runoff

28. Wetland

29. Urbanization

30. Point Source Pollution

31. Non Point Source

32. Inorganic Pollutant

33. Natural Resources

34. Renewable Resources

35. Nonrenewable Resource

36. Biodiversity

36.1. Genetic Biodiversity

36.2. Species Biodiversity

36.3. Ecosystem Biodiversity

37. Hot Spots