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Brendon Quinn Mind Map Vocab Project by Mind Map: Brendon Quinn Mind Map Vocab Project
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Brendon Quinn Mind Map Vocab Project

Biome-

 Geographic region of Earth that is inhabited by a community of distinct types of plant and associated animal species.

Biosphere-

Layer of soil, water, and air that sustains life.

Ecosystem-

A group of living organisms that interact with one another and the non living physical enviroment as one unit.

Communtiy-

realtionship in which one organism benefits while the others are not affected.

Freshwater Biome

aquatic biome consisting of water containing fewer salts than the waters in the marine biome

Biotic factors

living components of the environment, namely plants and animals.

Sustainability

biological systems remain diverse and productive over time

Food Chain- Shows a specific ecosytem.

Food Web- Shows multiple food chains.

Producer-

an organism, as a plant, that is able to produce its own food from inorganic substances.

Organism- any form of life.

Hot spots

a localized area of extreme heat.

Black Plague

the epidemic form of bubonic plague experienced during the Middle Ages when it killed nearly half the people of western Europe

Exponential growth

growth of a population without any constraints

Industrial revolution

The Industrial Revolution was a period from the 18th to the 19th century where major changes in agriculture, manufacturing, mining, and transport had a profound effect on the socioeconomic and cultural conditions

Logistic growth

Growth rates regulated by internal and external factors that establish an equilibrium with environmental resources. s curve

J-curve

The term J-curve is used in several different fields to refer to a variety of unrelated J-shaped diagrams where a curve initially falls, but then rises to higher than the starting point.

S-curve

a graph representing exponential population growth followed by a gradual leveling off of the population size.

Water pollution

pollution of the water in rivers and lakes

Point source

An identifiable and confined discharge point for one or more water pollutants, such as a pipe, channel, vessel, or ditch.