Week 7 exam notes
Species richness in many systems is highest at an intermediate level (of intensity or
frequency, or both) of natural disturbance
Matching terms with their descriptions:
The characteristic exchanges within an ecosystem 1 Adaptive
__5__ such as energy and nutrient exchanges, . Management
decomposition and production of biomass.
__1__ Values & Assumptions – Policies – Goals – 2 Co-Management
Management – Monitoring - Evaluation. .
The sharing of authority, responsibility, and
benefits between government and local 3 Ecosystem Service
communities in the management of natural
Resources and processes that are supplied by . Scientific Method
__3__ natural ecosystems.
Observation & Assumptions – Hypotheses – 5 Ecosystem Function
__4__ Predictions – Experiment – Monitoring - .
Species richness is provided for 12 plots in three areas
representing low, medium and highly disturbed areas within
the Arboretum. What is true about the figure:
In fields, alpha diversity is highest in areas with low
Ecosystems are dynamic interrelated collections of living and non-living components