Flashcards in Unit 2, Module 3 Glossary Deck (17):
All the living organisms and all the non-living components in a specific habitat and their interactions.
The place where an organism lives
All the living factors
Non-living components of an ecosystem
All the organisms of one species that live in the same place at the same time and that can breed together
All the population of different species that live in the same place at the same time, and can interact with each other.
The role each species plays in an ecosystem
The level at which an organism feed in a food chain
Living organisms that feed in other living organisms
Autotrophic organisms that convert light energy to chemical energy which they then supply to consumers
The relative representation of a species within an ecosystem
A form of continuous quadrat sampling along a line
A community that has reached an equilibrium with the environment and no longer appears to be changing in composition.
An organism that obtains its energy and carbon from the extracellular digestion and absorption of dead or decaying matter
The removal of nitrogen compounds from the soil by bacteria
An organism that obtains energy by ingesting dead material mixed with inorganic material.