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Populations of different species in an area

Community

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Ecosystems include

The community of living organisms
The non living factors they interact with

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A landscape is a mosaic of connected

Ecosystems

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The biosphere is the

Global ecosystem

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The biosphere is the

Global ecosystem

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Biological hierarchy

Organism, population, community, ecosystems, landscape, biosphere

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Four factors that make up climate

Temp, precipitation, sunlight and wind

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Patterns in a global, regional, and landscape level

Macroclimate

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Very fine, localized patterns, such as those encountered by the community of organisms that live in the micro habitat beneath a fallen log

Microclimate

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Name three factors that vary seasonally

Climate, large bodies of water, and mountain

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What ocean current that keeps Northern Europe warm

Gulph stream

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Diagram of rain shadow

See chapter notes

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What two human activities are causing global climate change?

Burning fossil fuels and deforestation

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Why can sugar maple respond to climate change more effectively than the eastern hemlock?

Sugar maple has winged seeds

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Difference between biotic and abiotic

Biotic-living
Abiotic-non living

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Figure 52.18

See chapter notes

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The movement of individuals of gametes away from their area of origin or from centers of high population density

Dispersal

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Why don't scientists intentionally introduce organisms from one geographic area to another

Often disrupt communities

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Six biotic factors affecting distribution

Predation
Herbivory
Pollinators
Food resources
Parasites
Pathogens

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Five abiotic factors affecting distribution

Temp
Water and oxygen
Salinity
Sunlight
Rocks and soil

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Individuals of the same species living in an area

A population