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what is the term land water and air on earth and all their organisms?
what is the term for a group of organisms of the same species; living in a particular area?
the change in an abiotic factor in its environment
during a long period when there is no rainfall, a mountain lion may temporarily leave its usual hunting territory to drink from a farm pond. this behavior is probably due to
which biome has the least amount of precipitation
drives oceans currents, affects earth's climate regions, causes winds
the unequal heating of the earth's surface
causing precipitation to fall mostly on one side of the mountain
a mountain can affect climate by
characteristic community of organisms, particularly plants
a biome is identified by its
the layer where light is available for photosynthesis
each is an abiotic factor in the environment except
there are differences in latitude and thus the angle of heating from the sun
what is the main reason that earth has three main climate zones
which animal would naturally be found in the biome that has cold winters, warm summers and is home to deciduous trees?
ponds and lakes are
which level of ecoligical study invulades all of the other levels
there are 150 saguaro cacti plants per square kilometer in a certain area of arizona desert. to which population characteristic does this information refer?
a disease in the deaths of one-third of a dense population of bats in a cave would likely be a
diagram of population's age structure
it shows how many people will probably die within a few years it shows how many people are at reproductive ages it shows how many people are entering the population by birth
an organism's habitat its food sources and other specific to its way of life
because of the competitive exclusion principle
no two species can occupy the same niche in the same habitat at the same time
an interaction in which one organism captures and feeds on another organism is called
the series of changes that occurs in a community over time called
30 individuals per square kilometer
a small farming community in texas which covers 14 square kilometers. there are 420 individuals who live within the town limites. what is the population density of this community?
a condition in the environment that can restrict a population's growth is a
death rate may rise
if a population grows larger than the carrying capacity of the environment the
which of the following is adensity-independent factor
in 2000 the human population was about
will increase rapidly
in kenya there are more young children than teenagers and more teenagers than adults. this age structure indicates a population that
secondary succession begins on soil and primary begins on virtually lifeless areas
which is one difference between primary and secondary succession
the temperate deciduous forest biome is typically warmer and has more rainfall than the CONIFEROUS FOREST biome
there are five levels of ecology study, from the individual organism to the largest level, the ECOSYSTEM
the TROPICAL RAIN FOREST is characterized by yearround high temperatures and rainfall levels
the zones of the ocean are determined by the distance from shore and DEPTH
whn environmental factors limite a population's growth rate, a population will reach its CARRYING CAPACITY
a symbiotic relationship between organisms in which one special benefits the other and is neither helped nor harmed is MUTALISM
an existing community is gradually replaces by another community in ECOLOGICAL SUCCESSION
66.5 degrees north
according to figure 31-4 in the north pole zone lies above........latitude
23.5 degrees north 23.5 degrees south
as shown in figure 34.1, the climate zone that recieves thge most direct sunlight throughout the years lis between...... and .......
the permanently frozen subsoil of the tundra is called
the...........of a population is the proportion of people in different age groups
a........ can be characterized by its geographic boundaries, density, and age structure.
if an entire world population dies, the moose population on which it preys will most likely grow to the environment's....
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