Ecology Chapter 13.1,13.2
Terms in this set (12)
is a group of different species that live together in one area.
includes all of the organisms as well as the climate, soil, water, rocks, and other nonliving things in a given area
is a major regional or global community of organisms
means away from
factors are living things, such as plants, animals, fungi, and bacteria
is the assortment, or variety, of living things in an ecosystem
is the study of interactions among living things
from the greek word oikos meaning "home"
factors are nonliving things such as moisture, temperature, wind, sunlight, and soil
is a species that has an unusually large effect on its ecosystem