Flashcards in B2 Biology - Distribution of organisms Deck (5)
what is meant by the distribution of organisms?
where an organism is found
what can effect the distribution of organisms?
availability of water
^ of oxygen and co2
^ of nutrients
amount of light
what 2 methods can be used to study the distribution of small organisms?
what are quadrats? what is used to measure?
square frame enclosing a known area
used to measure how common a organism is in that area