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Enviromental Science Vocabulary Julia by Mind Map: Enviromental
Science
Vocabulary
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Enviromental Science Vocabulary Julia

Level of organization

Organism

A living thing (hydra, rabbit, cat, and decomposer)

Population

A group of the same organisms (fish & rabbits)

Community

A group of different organisms that interact with eachother (deer & squirrel

Ecosystem

Where all the biotic and abiotic factors are interacting (forest, tide pool tree)

Biome

Geographic area with many ecosystems based on climate or elevation (Tundra, desert, rainforest, marine,forest, fresh water, savanna, temperature deciduous forest, coniferous forest)

New node

Biodiversity

Genetic Biodiversity

Species Biodiversity

Ecosystem Biodiversity

abiotic and biotic factors, limitting factors

Hot spots

indicator species

threatened species, endangered species

Trophic (energy) level pyrimid

trophic levels

Producers

1st degree, primary consumers

2nd degree, secondary consumers

3rd degree, tertiary consumers

food web

food chain

The difference between a food web and a food chain is a food web has several organisms that entwin with eachother and a food chain is just a list straight down

Ecological Succession

Primary succession

secondary succession

Succession

pioneer species

climax community

Population

Population growth

expotential growth

population growth rate

carrying capacity

Graphs

J-curve

S-curve

Water Pollution

runoff

erosion

urbanization

organic polution

inorganic polution

watershed

impermeable

Water Sources

aquifer

point source

non point source

natural resouce

renewable resource

nonrenewable resouce

Water Purification

wetlands

desalination