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For 330 Intro to Forest Ecosystems vocab, From Chapin et al 2011

Biome General class of ecosystems (e.g., tropical rain forest, arctic tundra).
Ecosystem Ecological system consisting of all the organisms in an area and the physical environment in which they interact.
Ecosystem processes Inputs or losses of materials and energy to and from the ecosystem and the transfers of these substances among components of the system.
Flux Flow of energy or materials from one pool to another.
Pool Quantity of energy or material in an ecosystem compartment such as plants or soil.
State factors Independent variables that control the characteristics of soils and ecosystems (climate, parent material, topography, potential biota, time, and human activities).
Created by: mdcoleman