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5 Matching Questions

  1. uneven-aged management
  2. birth rate
  3. age-structure pyramids
  4. tailings
  5. background extinction rate
  1. a live births per 1,000 members of the population each year
  2. b gangue (waste from mining)
  3. c graphical representations of populations' ages (p90)
  4. d ex: selective cutting, shelter-wood cutting, selective deforestation
  5. e natural rate of extinction

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. pop. doubles in short time
  2. # of children couple must have to replace themselves in population
  3. the cyclic movement of phosphorus in different chemical forms from the environment to organisms and then back to the environment
  4. # of children an average woman will bear during lifetime; based on analyzing data from past
  5. populations are well below size dictated by carrying capacity, and then they grow exponentially

5 True/False Questions

  1. biotic potentialpop. doubles in short time

          

  2. boom-and-bust populationvaries slightly above and below its carrying capacity over time

          

  3. silviculturefires 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.

          

  4. slash and burnfires 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.

          

  5. irruptive populationvery large, then very small

          

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