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Quiz 12 :Succession


Secondary succession occurs in an area that was only partially destroyed by disturbances (often happens after a wildfire, hurricane)
Why are pioneer species important? they are the ones who start the process of changing and evolving the ecosystem because they are the first living things in the area.
Weather day to day conditions of the atmosphere including temperature and precipitation
Climate climate average year to year conditions of temperature and precipitation in an area over a long period of time
Primary Succession succession that begins in an area with no remnants of an older community (trees grow bigger over time)
What are three factors that effect the climate? latitude,bodies of water, and elevation
What is the difference between climate and weather? Climate is how the weather be for a long period of time and weather is for a short period of time.
What are the different climate zones? Polar, temperate, and tropical
What are the two types of succession? Primary and secondary
What is succession? a sequence of biotic changes that fix or start an ecosystem.
How are pioneer species critical for primary succession? Pioneer species are the first species to live in an uninhabited area called primary succession.
What is micro climate? when climate in a small area is different around the general area around it.
List some factors that affect climate. Elevation, Latitude, Topography, Vegetation
Created by: jillbill101