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Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
53 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
42 terms
Environmental Science for AP Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
all individuals that belong to the same species and live in a…
3rd level of complexity. All populations of organisms in a gi…
study of factors that cause populations to increase or decrease
total number of individuals within a defined area at a given…
population
all individuals that belong to the same species and live in a…
community
3rd level of complexity. All populations of organisms in a gi…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 6 Vocab
Population
Exponential growth model
Resource partitioning
J-shaped
the individuals that belong to the same species and live in a…
(Nt=N0ert) A growth model that estimates a population's futur…
a situation in which two species divide a resource, based on…
when graphed the exponential growth model looks like this. (l…
Population
the individuals that belong to the same species and live in a…
Exponential growth model
(Nt=N0ert) A growth model that estimates a population's futur…
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
52 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
53 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
53 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
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Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
carrying capacity; k
intrinsic growth rate; r
k-selected species
r-selected species
population growth slowed as population size increased because…
under IDEAL conditions, with unlimited resources available, e…
species that have a LOW intrinsic growth rate, which causes t…
species that have a HIGH intrinsic growth rate because they r…
carrying capacity; k
population growth slowed as population size increased because…
intrinsic growth rate; r
under IDEAL conditions, with unlimited resources available, e…
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
43 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
53 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 6'
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
53 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
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AP Environmental Science; Chapter 6
culture
worldview
ethics
relativists
knowledge, beliefs, values, and learned ways of life shared b…
a person's or group's beliefs about the meaning, operation, a…
the study of good and bad, right and wrong
those who believe ethics varies with social context
culture
knowledge, beliefs, values, and learned ways of life shared b…
worldview
a person's or group's beliefs about the meaning, operation, a…
43 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 6
Experimental Growth
Carrying Capacity
Population Crash
Logistic Growth
growth at a constant rate of increase per unit of time- can b…
the maximum number of individuals of any species that can be…
a sudden population decline caused by predation, waste accumu…
growth rates regulated by internal and external factors that…
Experimental Growth
growth at a constant rate of increase per unit of time- can b…
Carrying Capacity
the maximum number of individuals of any species that can be…
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 6
cultural carrying capacity
crude birth rate
crude death rate
population change
the maximum number of people who could live reasonable freedo…
the number of live births per 1000 people in a population in…
the number of deaths per 1000 people in a population in a giv…
(birth+immigration) - (death + emigration)
cultural carrying capacity
the maximum number of people who could live reasonable freedo…
crude birth rate
the number of live births per 1000 people in a population in…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 6
Biome
Tundra
Permafrost
Boreal Forest
A large, relatively distinct terrestrial region characterized…
The treeless biome in the far north that consists of boggy pl…
Permanently frozen subsoil characteristic of frigid areas suc…
A region of coniferous forest (such as pine, spruce, and fir)…
Biome
A large, relatively distinct terrestrial region characterized…
Tundra
The treeless biome in the far north that consists of boggy pl…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 6
Cultural Carrying Capacity
Crude Birth Rate
Crude Death Rate
Population Change
The maximum number of people who could live in reasonable fre…
The number of births per 1000 people in a population in a giv…
The number of deaths per 1000 people in a population in a giv…
Calculated by subtracting the number of people leaving a popu…
Cultural Carrying Capacity
The maximum number of people who could live in reasonable fre…
Crude Birth Rate
The number of births per 1000 people in a population in a giv…
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Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
30 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 6
biotic potential
exponential growth (geometric growth)
carrying capacity
population crash
the maximum reproductive rate of an organism, given unlimited…
growth at a constant rate of increase per unit of time; can b…
the maximum number of individuals of any species that can be…
a sudden population decline caused by predation, waste accumu…
biotic potential
the maximum reproductive rate of an organism, given unlimited…
exponential growth (geometric growth)
growth at a constant rate of increase per unit of time; can b…
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AP Environmental Science Vocabulary Chapter 6
Population
Community
Population Ecology
Population Size
the individuals that belong to the same species and live in a…
all of the populations of organisms within a given area
the study of factors that cause a population to increase or d…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
Population
the individuals that belong to the same species and live in a…
Community
all of the populations of organisms within a given area
43 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 6/7
Metapopulations
Competition
Competition Exclusion Principle
Resource Partitioning
a group of spatially distinct populations that are connected…
more than one species going after a limited resource
2 species fighting for the same resource; one species exploit…
Going after one type of resource to avoid competition
Metapopulations
a group of spatially distinct populations that are connected…
Competition
more than one species going after a limited resource
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Population
Community
Population Ecology
Population Size (N)
The individuals that belong to the same species and live in a…
All of the populations of organisms within a given area
The study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
The total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
Population
The individuals that belong to the same species and live in a…
Community
All of the populations of organisms within a given area
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AP environmental science Chapter 6
Cultural carrying capacity
CBR
CDR
Population change
The maximum number of people who can live in reasonable freed…
The number of live births per 100 people in a population in a…
The number of deaths per 1000 people
Calculated by subtracting the number of people leaving a popu…
Cultural carrying capacity
The maximum number of people who can live in reasonable freed…
CBR
The number of live births per 100 people in a population in a…
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Environmental Science for AP: Chapter 6
community
population ecology
population size
population density
a level of population complexity that incorporates all of the…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase of de…
(N) is the total number of individuals within a defined area…
the number of individuals per unit area at a given time
community
a level of population complexity that incorporates all of the…
population ecology
the study of factors that cause populations to increase of de…
AP Environmental Science Chapter 6
A person's culture plus his or her per…
worldview
factors that shape our worldviews
ethical standards
worldview
a person's perception of the world and his/her place within i…
religion/spiritual beliefs, political ideology (ex. Ron Swans…
criteria that help differentiate right from wrong
A person's culture plus his or her per…
worldview
worldview
a person's perception of the world and his/her place within i…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 6
Culture
Worldview
Relativist
Universalist
The overall ensemble of knowledge, beliefs, values, and learn…
a way of looking at the world that reflects a person's belief…
an ethicist who maintains that ethics do and should vary with…
an ethicist who maintains that there exist objective notions…
Culture
The overall ensemble of knowledge, beliefs, values, and learn…
Worldview
a way of looking at the world that reflects a person's belief…
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AP Environmental Science//Chapter 6
abiotic
biotic
biotic potential
carrying capacity
non-living
living
rate at which a species reproduces with unlimited conditions
maximum population size of a species that an ecosystem can su…
abiotic
non-living
biotic
living
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 6
Ecosystem
Biosphere
Population Ecology
Population size
specific location on Earth that contains biotic and abiotic f…
region of our planet where life resides (combination of all e…
study of factors that cause populations to increase or decrease
total number of individuals within a defined area at a given…
Ecosystem
specific location on Earth that contains biotic and abiotic f…
Biosphere
region of our planet where life resides (combination of all e…
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AP Environmental Science - Chapter 6
Exponential Growth
Carrying Capacity
Population Crash
Logistic Growth
Growth at a constant rate of increase per unit of time; can b…
The maximum number of individuals of any species that can be…
A sudden population decline caused by predation, waste accumu…
Growth rates regulated by internal and external factors that…
Exponential Growth
Growth at a constant rate of increase per unit of time; can b…
Carrying Capacity
The maximum number of individuals of any species that can be…
26 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 6 Vocab
Population
Exponential growth model
Resource partitioning
J-shaped
the individuals that belong to the same species and live in a…
(Nt=N0ert) A growth model that estimates a population's futur…
a situation in which two species divide a resource, based on…
when graphed the exponential growth model looks like this. (l…
Population
the individuals that belong to the same species and live in a…
Exponential growth model
(Nt=N0ert) A growth model that estimates a population's futur…
43 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
21 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 6
Nature exists at several levels of com…
Populations are ___ or constantly chan…
The study of factors that cause a popu…
___ is the total number of individuals…
Individual- survival and reproduction the unit of natural sel…
dynamic
Population Ecology, ... immigration, ... birth, ... emigration, ... death
Population Size, ... Population density, ... Population distributio…
Nature exists at several levels of com…
Individual- survival and reproduction the unit of natural sel…
Populations are ___ or constantly chan…
dynamic
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 6
Age Structure
Antibiotics
Birth Rate/ Crude Birth Rate
Contraception
tool that demographers use to understand population, shows th…
a medicine that inhibits the growth of or destroys microorgan…
the number of live births per thousand of population per year
The deliberate attempt to prevent pregnancy despite sexual in…
Age Structure
tool that demographers use to understand population, shows th…
Antibiotics
a medicine that inhibits the growth of or destroys microorgan…
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 6: Water Pollution
Point Source
Non-Point Source
Pathogens
Organic Matter
Pollution from a single, usually easily recognizable source.
Pollution that comes from many sources (a general area) rathe…
Type of pollutant, bacteria, virus, contagious diseases. ... --S…
Biodegradable remains of plants and animals, point and non-po…
Point Source
Pollution from a single, usually easily recognizable source.
Non-Point Source
Pollution that comes from many sources (a general area) rathe…
AP Environmental Science Chapter 6 Population
Population
Community
Population Ecology
Population Size
Composed of all individuals that belong to the same species,…
All the populations of organisms within one area
Study of factors that cause populations to increase or decrease
(N) Total # of individuals within a defined area at a given t…
Population
Composed of all individuals that belong to the same species,…
Community
All the populations of organisms within one area
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 6
Poplation
Community
Population Ecology
Population Size (N)
The individuals that belong to the same species and live in a…
All of the populations of organisms within a given area.
The study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
The total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
Poplation
The individuals that belong to the same species and live in a…
Community
All of the populations of organisms within a given area.
20 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 6
Secondary succession
Primary succesion
mutualism
commensalism
Succession on a site where an existing community has been dis…
succesion that occurs on land where no soil exists
the relation between two different species of organisms that…
the relation between two different kinds of organisms when on…
Secondary succession
Succession on a site where an existing community has been dis…
Primary succesion
succesion that occurs on land where no soil exists
54 terms
AP Environmental Chapter 6
culture
worldview
ethics
relativists
Knowledge, beliefs, values, and learned ways of life shared b…
A person's or group's beliefs about the meaning, operation, a…
The study of good and bad, right and wrong... Moral principles o…
Those who believe ethics varies with social context
culture
Knowledge, beliefs, values, and learned ways of life shared b…
worldview
A person's or group's beliefs about the meaning, operation, a…
15 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 6
age structure
crude death rate
demographic transition
infant mortality rate
a graphical illustration that shows the distribution of vario…
the number of deaths occurring among the population of a give…
refers to the transition from high birth and death rates to l…
the number of deaths under one year of age occurring among th…
age structure
a graphical illustration that shows the distribution of vario…
crude death rate
the number of deaths occurring among the population of a give…
23 terms
AP environmental Science chapter 6
"If domestic fuel prices rise to $5 pe…
American transcendentalist writer who…
Conservationist who advocated protecti…
Forest ranger in Arizona and New Mexic…
environmental
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Pinchot
Aldo Leopold
"If domestic fuel prices rise to $5 pe…
environmental
American transcendentalist writer who…
Ralph Waldo Emerson
20 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 6
Secondary succession
Primary succesion
mutualism
commensalism
Succession on a site where an existing community has been dis…
succesion that occurs on land where no soil exists
the relation between two different species of organisms that…
the relation between two different kinds of organisms when on…
Secondary succession
Succession on a site where an existing community has been dis…
Primary succesion
succesion that occurs on land where no soil exists
49 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 6
Population
Community
Population Ecology
Population Size (N)
The individuals that belong to the same species and live in a…
All of the populations of organisms within a given area
The study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
The total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
Population
The individuals that belong to the same species and live in a…
Community
All of the populations of organisms within a given area
53 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
48 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
48 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
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