Populations of living organisms that interact with one another in an ecosystem.
Group region of Earth that is inhabited by a community of distinct types of plannt and associated animal species.
Temperate Deciduous Forest
Any Form of Life
Group of individuals of the same species found in a given area or located in the same area at a given time.
Group of living organisms that interact with one another and the non living physical environment as one unit.
Layer of soil, water and air that sustains life.
Nonliving parts of an ecosystem
The living Parts of an ecosystems
Diversity among and within plant and animal species in an environment.
a biogeographic region with a significant reservoir of biodiversity that is under threat from humans.
Changes in the structure of an ecological community.
Occurs where there was never an ecosystem
Occurs where an ecosystem has died.
The first species to move into an ecosystem.
The community becomes this at the end of either primary or secondary succession.
Conditions of the environment that limit the growth of a species
The number of individuals of a species that an ecosystem can support.
The change in population over time.
A disease that swept through Europe and took out most of the population.
A success in manufactured goods that helped the population.
An increase in something that starts out slow and then begins to rapidly go up.
describes how biological systems remain diverse and productive over time.
When something increases quickly at first but then slows down as it gets higher.
The graphing line of Exponential growth.
The graphing line of logistic growth.
The speed of which the population increases.
A wet underground layer of waterbearing permiable rock.
Contamination of water bodies.
Pollution that comes from a single source, such as a factory source pollution
Comes from a combination of a town's residents going about their everyday activities.