Flashcards in Chapter 34 Deck (9):
The scientific study of the interactions of organisms with their environment.
The living component of the environment; includes all of the organisms in the area.
The environment's nonliving component, the physical and chemical factors such as temperature, forms of energy available, water, and nutrients
The specific environment the organism lives in, includes the biotic and abiotic factors present in its surroundings
A group of individuals of the same species living in a particular geographic area
An assemblage of all the populations of organisms living close enough together for potential interaction- all of the biotic factors in the environment.
Both the biotic and abiotic components of the environment
Arrays of ecosystems