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ap env. population ecology Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. immigration
  2. irruptive population
  3. rule-of-70
  4. age-structure pyramids
  5. logistic population growth
  1. a movement of individuals to a population
  2. b populations are well below size dictated by carrying capacity, and then they grow exponentially
  3. c graphical representations of populations' ages (p90)
  4. d very large, then very small
  5. e can predict long-term population growth (70/current growth=population will double in x years)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. fires that only burn forest's underbrush and don't damage mature trees; they help because they prevent bigger fires by removing underbrush that would otherwise burn quicker at high temps.
  2. amount of Earth's surface that's necessary to supply and dispose waste from a population. I=PxAxT (pop.)(affluence)(technology)
  3. chaotic
  4. ex: selective cutting, shelter-wood cutting, selective deforestation
  5. absorbs nutrients from nonliving organic matter (including waste!) and converts it into inorganic forms. ex: bacteria and fungi

5 True/False Questions

  1. Second Harvestcharitable agency that distributes food that would otherwise go to waste


  2. tree farmsplantations that manage trees of the same age and harvested


  3. total fertility rate# of children couple must have to replace themselves in population


  4. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES)bans capture, exportation, or sale of endangered and threatened species


  5. phosphorous cyclethe cyclic movement of phosphorus in different chemical forms from the environment to organisms and then back to the environment


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