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5 Matching questions

  1. phosphorous cycle
  2. r-selected
  3. surface fires
  4. logistic population
  5. uneven-aged management
  1. a the cyclic movement of phosphorus in different chemical forms from the environment to organisms and then back to the environment
  2. b ex: selective cutting, shelter-wood cutting, selective deforestation
  3. c 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.
  4. d pop. doubles in short time
  5. e organisms reproduce early in life and have high capacity for reproductive growth

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. amount of Earth's surface that's necessary to supply and dispose waste from a population. I=PxAxT (pop.)(affluence)(technology)
  2. availability of clean water, improved sanitation systems, and medical care
  3. fraction of solar energy reflected back into space
  4. max population size that can be supported by available resources region
  5. plantations that manage trees of the same age and harvested

5 True/False questions

  1. background extinction rate# of children an average woman will bear during lifetime; based on analyzing data from past


  2. genetic driftflat platforms on the hillside that creates level ground and reduces soil runoff from the slopes


  3. Law of the Minimumliving organisms will continue to live, and consume available materials until the supply of materials is exhausted.


  4. Second Harvestabsorbs nutrients from nonliving organic matter (including waste!) and converts it into inorganic forms. ex: bacteria and fungi


  5. tailingsgangue (waste from mining)