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food webs

organism-is any contiguous living system

population-is all the organisms that both belong to the same species and live in the same geographical area

community-organisms inhabiting a common environment and interacting with one another

ecosystem-is a biological environment consisting of all the organisms living in a particular area, as well as all the nonliving, physical components

biome-are climatically and geographically defined as similar climatic conditions on the Earth

biosphere- is the global sum of all ecosystems. It can also be called the zone of life on Earth

food chain-are representations of the predator-prey relationships between species within an ecosystem or habitat

food web- are representations of the predator-prey relationships between species within an ecosystem or habitat

biotic/ abiotic factors

producer-manufacturer: someone who manufactures something

primary consumer-An herbivore is an animal that is adapted to eat plants

secondary consumer-A carnivore , meaning 'meat eater'

tertiary consumer-In ecology, trophic dynamics is the system of trophic levels

trophic levels-The trophic level of an organism is the position it occupies on the food chain



temperate deciduous forest- have four distinct seasons.

coniferous forest-is a terrestrial biome found in temperate regions of the world

desert- is a landscape or region that receives an extremely low amount of precipitation

tundra-is the coldest of all the biomes

grassland/savannah-are characterized as lands dominated by grasses rather than large shrubs or trees

freshwater biome-is defined as having a low salt concentration

rain forest-a forest with a heavy annual rain.

biotic factors-are the factors in a biome/ecosystem/habitat that include all living things

abiotic factors-are non-living chemical and physical factors in the environment

biodiversity-the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole

hot spots-a localized area of extreme heat. On earth, they refer to places where an upward plume of magma comes close to the surface in a shield

limiting factors

ecological succession-the gradual and orderly process of change in an ecosystem

primary succession-is one of two types of biological and ecological succession of plant life, occurring in an environment in which new substrate devoid

secondary succession- is one of the two types of ecological succession of plant life. As opposed to primary succession,


pioneer species-are species which colonize previously uncolonized

climax community-In ecology, a climax community, or climatic climax community, is a biological community of plants and animals

limiting factors-a factor that controls a process

carrying capacity- of a biological species in an environment is the population size of the species that the environment can sustain

populatin growth-increase in the number of people who inhabit a territory

black plague-Black Death: the epidemic form of bubonic plague experienced during the Middle Ages when it killed nearly half the people of western Europe

industrial revolution-was a period in which fundamental changes occurred in agriculture,

exponential growth- . If a population has a constant birth rate through time and is never limited by food or disease

sustainability-the property of being sustainable

logistic growth-Population growth in which the growth rate decreases with increasing number of individuals until

j-curve-is used in several different fields to refer to a variety of unrelated J-shaped diagrams where a curve initially falls

s-curve-Supply and demand is an economic model of price determination in a market

population growth raye- is the change in a population over time

water polution

aquifer-is a wet underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock

runoff-overflow: the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity