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Grant Kim


What is ....... Ecology the scientific study of interactions among organisms and between organisms and their environment, or surroundings.
What is ....... Biosphere Contains the combined portions of the planet in which all of life exists, including land, water and air or atmosphere. The largest of theses houses.
What is ....... species a group of organisms so similar to one another that they can breed and produce fertile offspring.
What is ....... population groups of individuals that belong to the same species and livein the same area.
What is ....... community assemblages of different populations that live together in a defined area.
What is ....... ecosystem is a collection of all the organisms that live in a particular place together with their nonliving or physical environment.
What is ....... autotrophs Autotrophs use energy from the environment to fuel the aseembly of simple inorganic compounds into complex organic molecules
What is ....... heterotroph Organisms that relyon other organisms for their energy and food supply .
What is ....... food web A food web links all the food chains in an ecosystem together.
What is ....... trophic level each step in a food chain or food web
What is ....... biomass the total amount of living tissue within a given trophic level
What is ....... biogeocheimcal cycle elements, chemcial compounds and other form of matter are passed from one organism to another and from one part of the biosphere to another
What is ....... limiting nutrient when an ecosystem is limited by a single nutrient that is scarce or cycles very slowly its called limiting reagant
What is ....... Weather dya to day condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place .
What is ....... climate refers to the average,year after year conditions of temperature and precipitation in a particular region.
What is ....... green house effects The natural situation in which heat is retained by this layer of greenhouse gases .
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