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Biology 102 - Ecology and Environmental Science
Identify 5 steps of the Scientific met…
What is a species?
What is a population?
What is a community?
1. Observation 2. hypothesis development 3. experimentation 4…
Populations of an organization capable of interbreeding.
A group of organisms of the same species occupying a particul…
all of the populations of plants and animals within an ecosys…
Identify 5 steps of the Scientific met…
1. Observation 2. hypothesis development 3. experimentation 4…
What is a species?
Populations of an organization capable of interbreeding.
131 terms
Academic Biology: Environmental Science & Ecology (Section 2)
A pathway by which a chemical or eleme…
Three biogeochemical cycles
The continual movement of water among…
90% of water passes through the plant…
Biogeochemical cycle
1.) Water Cycle... 2.) Carbon Cycle... 3.) Nitrogen Cycle
Water Cycle
Transpiration
A pathway by which a chemical or eleme…
Biogeochemical cycle
Three biogeochemical cycles
1.) Water Cycle... 2.) Carbon Cycle... 3.) Nitrogen Cycle
27 terms
Environmental Science- Ecology and Evolution
Natural Selection
Evolution
Adaptive trait
Mutations
The process by which traits that enhance survival and reprodu…
The genetic changes in populations of organisms through gener…
Any heritable trait that enables an organism to survive throu…
Random errors in gene replication that lead to a change in th…
Natural Selection
The process by which traits that enhance survival and reprodu…
Evolution
The genetic changes in populations of organisms through gener…
73 terms
Academic Biology: Environmental Science & Ecology (Section 1)
What is our goal?
Four factors of a sustainable society
What are the three major categories of…
Increasing salt content
To have an environmentally sustainable society
Food, water, air, and shelter
1.) Natural resource depletion... 2.) Pollution... 3.) Extinction
Soil salinization
What is our goal?
To have an environmentally sustainable society
Four factors of a sustainable society
Food, water, air, and shelter
94 terms
AP Environmental Science- Ecology
abundance
commensalism
trophic level
tertiary consumer
A lot of something.
A relationship between two organisms in which one organism be…
Each step in a food chain or food web
A carnivore that eats other carnivores.
abundance
A lot of something.
commensalism
A relationship between two organisms in which one organism be…
35 terms
AP ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE ECOLOGY
climate
troposphere
stratosphere
albedo
the average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
the layer closest to Earth's surface (roughly 10 miles above)…
this layer extends roughly 10-31 miles above Earth's surface.…
the percentage of incoming sunlight that is reflected from a…
climate
the average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
troposphere
the layer closest to Earth's surface (roughly 10 miles above)…
46 terms
AP Environmental Science- Ecology
abundance
commensalism
complexity
competition
When one species is found in large quantities in an ecosystem
A relationship between two organisms in which one organism be…
The number of different species in each trophic level and the…
Interaction among organisms that want the same resource in an…
abundance
When one species is found in large quantities in an ecosystem
commensalism
A relationship between two organisms in which one organism be…
97 terms
Biology Chapter 19-23 Environmental Science and Ecology
What is environmental science
What is ecology
Three major categories of environmenta…
Depletion
the study of the relationships of the natural world and betwe…
deals with the relations of organisms to one another and to t…
resource depletion, pollution, extinction
a large part of the resources have been used
What is environmental science
the study of the relationships of the natural world and betwe…
What is ecology
deals with the relations of organisms to one another and to t…
17 terms
Ecology & Environmental Science
biological magnification
List the roles of bacteria in the envi…
biome
List examples of aquatic biomes.
The tendency for materials, especially toxins like DDT, to in…
1. Decompose organic materials, returning nutrients to the en…
a major regional community of the Earth characterized by a do…
marine (ocean) and fresh water (pond, river, lakes)
biological magnification
The tendency for materials, especially toxins like DDT, to in…
List the roles of bacteria in the envi…
1. Decompose organic materials, returning nutrients to the en…
Ecology Intro, Environmental Science
Ecosystem Ecology
Detritivores
biogeochemical cycles
The Carbon cycle
Energy Flow & the cycling of chemicals among abiotic and biot…
feed off of dead plant, animals, feces
chemical cycles in ecosystem that involve both biotic and abi…
Ecosystem Ecology
Energy Flow & the cycling of chemicals among abiotic and biot…
Detritivores
feed off of dead plant, animals, feces
Ecology - Vocabulary & Images Environmental Science
Species
Population
Ecosystem
Niche
Individuals of the same type that can mate and have babies.
All of the individuals of the same species within an ecologic…
The natural systems that are made up of living and nonliving…
The role and position a species has in its environment; how i…
Species
Individuals of the same type that can mate and have babies.
Population
All of the individuals of the same species within an ecologic…
11 terms
Environmental Science Vocab- Ecology
Economic development- improvement of h…
Natural capital degradation- depletion…
Recycling- to collect and reprocess a…
Natural resources- materials such as a…
Economic development- improvement of h…
Natural capital degradation- depletion…
61 terms
Ecology/ Environmental Biology
ecology
environment
biotic
abiotic
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
The total surroundings of an organism or a group of organisms.
Describes living factors in the environment.
A term that describes a nonliving factor in an ecosystem.
ecology
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
environment
The total surroundings of an organism or a group of organisms.
30 terms
AP ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE ECOLOGY
Sustainability
The Tragedy of the Commons
Natural selection
Energy flow in food webs or chains, th…
the ability to meet the current needs of humanity without com…
(1968 paper by ecologist Garret Hardin) "Freedom to breed" is…
organisms that possess favorable adaptations survive and pass…
only 10% of the usable energy is transferred because usable e…
Sustainability
the ability to meet the current needs of humanity without com…
The Tragedy of the Commons
(1968 paper by ecologist Garret Hardin) "Freedom to breed" is…
40 terms
Environmental Science Population Ecology Terms
population
community
Niche
Habitat
group of individuals/organisms of the same species living in…
populations of all species living and interacting in an area…
total way of life or role of species in an ecosystem. It incl…
place or type of place where an organism or population of org…
population
group of individuals/organisms of the same species living in…
community
populations of all species living and interacting in an area…
Community Ecology (Environmental Science)
Which of the following represents a pa…
Small habitats with little interior sp…
Several different species of birds, in…
A beetle from a foreign country enters…
A.
True.
B.
B.
Which of the following represents a pa…
A.
Small habitats with little interior sp…
True.
14 terms
Science Environmental/Ecology Vocab
Ground Water
Surface Water
Permeability
Porosity
The part of the subsurface water that is in the zone of satur…
Water above the surface of the land, including lakes, rivers,…
The ability of a rock or sediment to let fluids pass through…
The percentage of the total volume of a rock or sediment that…
Ground Water
The part of the subsurface water that is in the zone of satur…
Surface Water
Water above the surface of the land, including lakes, rivers,…
9 terms
science: environmental, and ecology unit
watershed
permeability
porosity
point source vs. nonpoint source pollu…
An ecosystem where all water runoff drains into a single body…
The ability of a rock or sediment to let fluids pass through…
The percentage of the total volume of a rock or sediment that…
Point Source: On the most basic level, is water pollution tha…
watershed
An ecosystem where all water runoff drains into a single body…
permeability
The ability of a rock or sediment to let fluids pass through…
17 terms
Environmental Science - Ecology
Ecology
Species
Population
Community
the study of how organisms interact with each other and with…
a group of individuals that interbreed and produce fertile of…
members of a species that live in the same area at the same t…
all of the population in a particular area
Ecology
the study of how organisms interact with each other and with…
Species
a group of individuals that interbreed and produce fertile of…
104 terms
AP Environmental Science Ecology
eco
logy
ecology
abiotic
prefix... place to live
suffix... study of
the study of connections in nature
anything that is nonliving
eco
prefix... place to live
logy
suffix... study of
24 terms
Environmental Science: Ecology and Populations
consumer
producer
decomposer
biogeochemical cycles
an organism that eats other organisms or organic matter inste…
an organism that can make organic molecules from inorganic mo…
an organism that feeds by breaking down organic matter from d…
the flow of chemical elements between living organisms and th…
consumer
an organism that eats other organisms or organic matter inste…
producer
an organism that can make organic molecules from inorganic mo…
24 terms
AP Environmental Science: Ecology
Population
Community
Ecosystem
Biosphere
A group of individuals of one species living in one area who…
All organisms living in one area
all organisms in a given area and all of the abiotic factors
the global ecosystem
Population
A group of individuals of one species living in one area who…
Community
All organisms living in one area
14 terms
Environmental Science: Community Ecology
Community
Competition
Parasitism/predation
Mutualism
All the organisms that inhabit a particular area and have the…
The interaction is detrimental to both species.
The interaction is beneficial to one species and detrimental…
The interaction is beneficial to both species.
Community
All the organisms that inhabit a particular area and have the…
Competition
The interaction is detrimental to both species.
63 terms
Environmental Science Ecology Test
Ecology
Abiotic Factors
Biotic Factors
Abiotic + Biotic Factors
the study of systems that include interactions among organism…
Nonliving (air, water, soil)
Living (birds, trees, bacteria)
Ecosystem
Ecology
the study of systems that include interactions among organism…
Abiotic Factors
Nonliving (air, water, soil)
15 terms
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE- BIOLOGY:ECOLOGY REVIEW WORKSHEET TERMS- PART II
Food Web
Ammonia
Producer
Boom & bust cycle
Feeding pattern that shows relationships between producers, c…
Products of protein synthesis that is toxic
Organism that makes food for other organisms
When a population grows very quickly, exceeds what it can sup…
Food Web
Feeding pattern that shows relationships between producers, c…
Ammonia
Products of protein synthesis that is toxic
24 terms
Environmental Science-Evolution and Ecology
Ecology
Organism
Population
Biological Community
Study of organisms
Any living thing
All members live in same area
All populations living and interacting in the same area
Ecology
Study of organisms
Organism
Any living thing
39 terms
ecology environmental issues science
leachate
habitat fragmentation
extinction
deforestation
a polluted liquid produced by water passing through and disso…
the breaking of a habitat into smaller, isolated pieces.
the disppearance of all members of a species from earth.
the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is t…
leachate
a polluted liquid produced by water passing through and disso…
habitat fragmentation
the breaking of a habitat into smaller, isolated pieces.
28 terms
AP Environmental Science: Ecology Unit
Ecology
Organism
Species
Microbes
The branch of biology that deals with the relations of organi…
Any living thing. The fundamental unit of ecology.
A group of organisms that resemble one another in appearance,…
Term used to describe all bacteria, protozoa, fungi, and yeas…
Ecology
The branch of biology that deals with the relations of organi…
Organism
Any living thing. The fundamental unit of ecology.
24 terms
Introduction to environmental science and ecology
Environmental science is an _____ acad…
3 goals of environmental science:
Sustainability:
3 principles of sustainability:
Academic, physical, biological
- Learn how life on earth survived & thrived ... - understand ho…
Ability of earth's various systems to survive & adapt to chan…
- dependence on solar energy... - biodiversity ... - chemical cycli…
Environmental science is an _____ acad…
Academic, physical, biological
3 goals of environmental science:
- Learn how life on earth survived & thrived ... - understand ho…
8 terms
environmental science, ecology, and systems
interdisciplinary
environmental science
abiotic
biotic
science and humanities
study of relationships between humans and other organisms and…
nonliving parts
living parts
interdisciplinary
science and humanities
environmental science
study of relationships between humans and other organisms and…
15 terms
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE- BIOLOGY:ECOLOGY REVIEW WORKSHEET TERMS- PART I
Denitrification
Food chain
Community
Nitrogen Fixation
Process of converting nitrates into nitrogen gas
A one-way feeding pattern
Collection of different species that live in a specific area
Process of converting nitrogen gas into ammonia
Denitrification
Process of converting nitrates into nitrogen gas
Food chain
A one-way feeding pattern
32 terms
Environmental science terrestrial ecology
Energy
How is Energy measured
Biomass
Energy flow
The capacity to do work or to transfer heat
By capacity to do useful work
The dry weight of all organic matter contained in its organisms
When potential energy turns into kinetic energy
Energy
The capacity to do work or to transfer heat
How is Energy measured
By capacity to do useful work
32 terms
Environmental Science: Ecology Refresher
Ecology
Environmental Science
Renewable Resource
Non Renewable Resource
The study of interactions between organisms, and between orga…
The study of how the natural world works, how our environment…
A resource that is naturally replenished over short periods o…
A resource that takes longer time to replenish (or doesn't at…
Ecology
The study of interactions between organisms, and between orga…
Environmental Science
The study of how the natural world works, how our environment…
27 terms
Environmental Science-Ecology
Ecosystem
Habitat
Community
Abiotic Factor
A biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
The natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other…
A group of organisms living and interacting with one another…
A nonliving condition or thing, that influences or affects an…
Ecosystem
A biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
Habitat
The natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other…
12 terms
Environmental science ecology
Enviroment
Survive
Changes, living
Ecology
Everything that SURROUNDS an organism
The environment provides everything an organism needs to ____…
If the environment ___, it affects the organisms ____ in that…
Study of organisms and their INTERACTION with their environme…
Enviroment
Everything that SURROUNDS an organism
Survive
The environment provides everything an organism needs to ____…
46 terms
Ecology AP Environmental Science
demography
Thomas Malthus
Carry Capacity
Infant Mortality Rate
the applied branch of sociology that deals with population st…
pointed out that the human population can increase faster tha…
the maximum number of individuals of a given species that a p…
the number of infant deaths (under age 1) per 1000 live births
demography
the applied branch of sociology that deals with population st…
Thomas Malthus
pointed out that the human population can increase faster tha…
17 terms
Environmental Science Ecology vocab.
Ecosystem
Biotic Factor
Abiotic Factor
Organism
All of the organisms living in an area together with their ph…
The living and once-living parts of an ecosystem.
The nonliving parts of an ecosystem.
An individual living thing.
Ecosystem
All of the organisms living in an area together with their ph…
Biotic Factor
The living and once-living parts of an ecosystem.
45 terms
Environmental Science(Ecology)
Organisms most likely to suffer biomag…
Pesticides accumulate in higher dosage…
Environmental Carcinigens may cause ca…
The parasite that causes malaria destr…
Level IV (top carn)
Fat
causing a mutation in the DNA
red blood cells
Organisms most likely to suffer biomag…
Level IV (top carn)
Pesticides accumulate in higher dosage…
Fat
86 terms
#44-170 Biology Chapter 19-23 Environmental Science and Ecology
water cycle
cohesion
adhesion
capillarity
Transpiration (plants lose water out of their leaves). evapor…
The attraction of one water molecule to another
The attraction of a water molecule and a solid surface
The ability of water molecules to move up narrow tubes
water cycle
Transpiration (plants lose water out of their leaves). evapor…
cohesion
The attraction of one water molecule to another
12 terms
Ecology-Environmental Science
Population
Community
Ecosystem
Photosynthesis
A group of organisms of the same species that live in a speci…
A group of various species that live in the same habitat and…
A community of organisms and their abiotic environment.
The process by which plants, algae, and some bacteria use sun…
Population
A group of organisms of the same species that live in a speci…
Community
A group of various species that live in the same habitat and…
20 terms
Ecology environmental science book
Competition
commensalism
Mutualism
parasitism
...
...
...
...
Competition
...
commensalism
...
20 terms
Ecology: Environmental Science Book
Competition
Commensalism
Mutualism
Parasitism
When organisms have the same requirements to live and need to…
When one organism benefits and one organism is unaffected fro…
When both organisms benefit from a relationship.
When one organism benefits (parasite) and one organism is har…
Competition
When organisms have the same requirements to live and need to…
Commensalism
When one organism benefits and one organism is unaffected fro…
46 terms
Community Ecology- Environmental Science
Community
Competition; also an example
Parasitism ; also an example
Predation ; also an example
All the organisms that inhabit a particular area and have the…
Both participants are harmed.... The interaction is detrimental…
1 benefits and 1 is harmed.... The interaction is beneficial to…
1 benefits and 1 is harmed.... The interaction is beneficial to…
Community
All the organisms that inhabit a particular area and have the…
Competition; also an example
Both participants are harmed.... The interaction is detrimental…
24 terms
Environmental Science Ecology Vocabulary
ecosystem
population
biotic factor
abiotic factor
all fo the organisms living in an area together with their ph…
all the members of the same species that live in the same pla…
parts of an ecosystem that are living or once were
non living parts of an ecosystem
ecosystem
all fo the organisms living in an area together with their ph…
population
all the members of the same species that live in the same pla…
94 terms
AP Environmental Science- Ecology
abundance
commensalism
trophic level
tertiary consumer
A lot of something.
A relationship between two organisms in which one organism be…
Each step in a food chain or food web
A carnivore that eats other carnivores.
abundance
A lot of something.
commensalism
A relationship between two organisms in which one organism be…
38 terms
Ecology - Environmental Science H
cell
population
habitat
community
smallest and most fundamental structural functional units of…
group of individuals of the same species in the same area
where a population lives
all the populations of different species in a particular place
cell
smallest and most fundamental structural functional units of…
population
group of individuals of the same species in the same area
20 terms
Environmental Science: Ecology
biodiversity
biome
biosphere
community
a measure of the variety of species in an environment
a geographical area with similar climate and soils, which con…
all of Earth's ecosystems
consists of all the populations of different species that liv…
biodiversity
a measure of the variety of species in an environment
biome
a geographical area with similar climate and soils, which con…
56 terms
Ecology-Environmental Science
DNA
Genes
Chromosome
Cell
Made of only five atoms:... Carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen,…
Segments of DNA that contain instructions to make proteins- t…
Many genes coiled into a "double helix" shape
A biochemical machine built by DNA and having the primary fun…
DNA
Made of only five atoms:... Carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen,…
Genes
Segments of DNA that contain instructions to make proteins- t…
94 terms
AP Environmental Science Unit 2- Ecology
abundance
commensalism
trophic level
tertiary consumer
A lot of something.
A relationship between two organisms in which one organism be…
Each step in a food chain or food web
A carnivore that eats other carnivores.
abundance
A lot of something.
commensalism
A relationship between two organisms in which one organism be…
23 terms
Ecology for AP Environmental Science
Trophic level
Producer
Consumer
4 types of consumers
The trophic level of an organism is the position it occupies…
Produces own food
Consumes another organism for food
Herbivores, omnivores, carnivores, detritivores
Trophic level
The trophic level of an organism is the position it occupies…
Producer
Produces own food
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