Week 6 Exam notes
Light also regulates many biological rhythms of many species of both plants and
Birds orient themselves by means of the perception of small differences in the reflection
of light UV by the objects on land such as different types for forests, water, rocks, etc.
Shade tolerant plants can dominate the understory of dense forest canopies.
Beta diversity or differentiation diversity compares alpha diversity among several
Beta diversity is low when two ecosystems share the similar species and respective
An intelligent meander records date, time, location and a list of species.
Inventory diversity can be defined by alpha diversity, which is the number of species in a
local forest stand.
Matching terms with their definitions:
Organisms that directly or indirectly modulate the 1. Habitat
__2__ availability of resources to other species, by causing
physical state changes in biotic or abiotic materials. engineers
A region in environmental space that is composed of
__1__ multiple dimensions, each representing a biotic or abiotic 3. Functional
environmental variable. diversity
A biodiversity measure based on functional traits of the
__3__ species present in a community. 5. Functional
An attribute of a species that defines th