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Ecosystem Review

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  • Q1
    all the biotic (living) and abiotic (non-living) factors in an area
    niche
    community
    population
    ecosystem
    30s
  • Q2
    all the different living species interacting in an area
    species
    ecosystem
    niche
    community
    30s
  • Q3
    series of changes that occur in an ecosystem over time
    deforestation
    food web
    ecological succession
    natural disaster
    30s
  • Q4
    species that first inhabits an area in succession
    community
    population
    biotic factor
    pioneer species
    30s
  • Q5
    fully grown variety of species that is characteristic of the biome for an area
    pioneer species
    climax community
    food web
    population
    30s
  • Q6
    an act that changes the number and type of species in an area
    habitat disruption
    disruptive selection
    pioneer species
    ecological succession
    30s
  • Q7
    type of ecological change process in which an area starts with no life or soil and develops into a functioning ecosystem
    disruptive selection
    climax community
    habitat disruption
    primary succession
    30s
  • Q8
    type of ecological change process in which an ecosystem that is already established is disrupted and must regrow with remaining species
    secondary succession
    primary succession
    climax community
    carrying capacity
    30s
  • Q9
    trees, soil, moisture and squirrels in a field.
    example of an ecosystem
    example of a community
    example of a population
    30s
  • Q10
    mice, coyote and humans interacting.
    example of an ecosystem
    example of a population
    example of a community
    30s
  • Q11
    pioneer stage to climax community stage
    example of ecological succession:
    example of an ecosystem
    example of a community
    30s
  • Q12
    lichen (symbiotic algae and fungi), mosses, small plants
    example of pioneer species
    example of competition
    example of symbiosis
    30s
  • Q13
    hardwood deciduous (oak-hickory) forest in Georgia
    example of a community
    example of pioneer species
    example of climax community
    30s
  • Q14
    forest fires, flood, pollution
    examples of climax communities
    examples of pioneer species
    examples of habitat disruption
    30s
  • Q15
    volcanic lava cools in the ocean to form lifeless rock; eventually pioneer species like algae and mosses, carried by currents, inhabit the rock; their breakdown eventually makes soil and more life can migrate or be carried to the rock habitat
    examples of a climax community
    examples of habitat disruption
    examples of pioneer species
    30s

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