Ecology 2 - Pre AP 2019
Terms in this set (10)
the variety of species living within an ecosystem
biological magnification (bioaccumulation)
increasing concentration of a harmful substance in organisms at higher trophic levels in a food chain or food web
The largest population that an area can support
Any biotic or abiotic factor that restricts the existence, numbers, reproduction, or distribution of organisms.
Growth pattern in which the individuals in a population reproduce at a constant rate
Population growth that is controlled by limited resources
harmful material that can enter the biosphere through the land, air, or water
species that enter new ecosystems and multiply, harming native species and their habitats
Change in the statistical properties of the climate system when considered over periods of decades
the impact of a person or community on the environment, expressed as the amount of land required to sustain their use of natural resources.
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