Enviromental Science

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Enviromental Science by Mind Map: Enviromental Science

1. Biomes

1.1. Temperate decidous forest

1.2. Coniferous forest

1.3. Desert

1.4. Tundra

1.5. Freshwater biome

1.6. Marine biome

1.7. Grassland/savannah

1.8. Rainforest

2. Food Chain

2.1. Included in one

2.1.1. Organisms

2.1.2. Primary Consumer

2.1.3. Secondary Consumer

2.1.4. Tertiary Consumer

2.1.5. Decomposer

2.1.6. Producers

2.2. Example

3. Food Web

3.1. Many food chains

3.2. Show relationships in one ecostystem between abiotic and biotic factors

3.3. Example

4. Biotic Factors

4.1. Examples

4.1.1. Corpse

4.1.2. Plants

4.1.3. Cheetah

4.1.4. Paper

4.1.5. Dandriff

4.1.6. 2 by 4-wood

4.1.7. Corn

5. Abiotic Factors

5.1. Examples

5.1.1. Sunlight

5.1.2. Water

5.1.3. Dirt

5.1.4. Air

5.1.5. Wrist Watch

5.1.6. Electricity

5.1.7. A rock

6. Trophic Levels

6.1. Transfer of energy

7. Population

7.1. Limiting Factors

7.1.1. Examples

7.1.1.1. Drought

7.1.1.2. Prey

7.1.1.3. Pollution

7.2. Endangered Species

7.3. Threatened Species

7.4. Hot Spots

7.5. Carrying capicity

7.6. Population Growth

7.7. Population Growth Rate

7.8. Exponential growth

7.8.1. J-curve

7.9. S-curve

8. Ecosystem

8.1. Biodiversity

8.1.1. Genetic Biodiversity

8.1.2. Species Biodiversity

8.1.3. Ecosystem Biodiversity

8.2. Pioneer Species

8.3. Indicator Species

9. Succession

9.1. Ecological succession

9.1.1. Primary succession

9.1.1.1. Example- when a volcano reaches above sea level

9.1.2. Secondary succession

9.1.2.1. Example- after a volcano erupts

10. Community

10.1. Climax Community

11. Water

11.1. Water Pollution

11.1.1. Non-point source

11.1.1.1. Runoff

11.1.2. Point source

11.1.2.1. Ex: Companies dumping

11.1.3. Impermeable

11.1.3.1. Ex: concrete

11.1.4. Erosion

11.1.4.1. Caused by loss of vegeatation

11.1.4.2. Adds to water pollution-sediment

11.1.5. Organic Pollutant

11.1.5.1. Examples

11.1.5.1.1. detergants

11.1.5.1.2. Insecticides and herbicides

11.1.5.1.3. Petroleum by-products

11.1.5.1.4. Tree and bush debris

11.1.6. Inorganic Pollutant

11.1.6.1. Examples

11.1.6.1.1. Ammonia

11.1.6.1.2. Heavy metals

11.1.6.1.3. Sediment

11.1.7. Urbanization

11.2. Water purfication

11.2.1. Desalination

11.2.1.1. Used in most African countries

11.2.1.2. Taking the salt out of ocean water to make it drinkable.

11.2.2. Wetlands

11.2.2.1. Purifies water

11.2.2.2. A type of ecosytem

11.2.3. Watershed

11.2.3.1. We live in the Delaware Basin.

11.2.4. Aquifer

12. Resources

12.1. Natural

12.1.1. Renewable

12.1.1.1. Any material or energy source that cycles or can be replaced withen a human life span

12.1.1.2. Examples

12.1.1.2.1. Trees

12.1.1.2.2. Grass

12.1.1.2.3. Water

12.1.1.2.4. Air

12.1.1.2.5. Solar Power

12.1.2. Nonrenewable

12.1.2.1. Material or energy source that cannot replaced during a human life span

12.1.2.2. Examples

12.1.2.2.1. Oil

12.1.2.2.2. Minerals

12.1.2.2.3. Fossil Fuels

12.1.2.2.4. Rock