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BIO SCI 94 Study Guide - Comprehensive Midterm Guide: Rain Shadow, Ecotourism, Neritic Zone


Department
Biological Sciences
Course Code
BIO SCI 94
Professor
Robin Bush
Study Guide
Midterm

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UC-Irvine
BIO SCI 94
MIDTERM EXAM
STUDY GUIDE
FORFINAL,KNOWWHATBEESAREDOINGBYDANCING:GOOUTANDFINDFOOD
SOURCEANDCOMEBACKTOTHEHIVE
***Forthefinal:Markrecapturestudiescalculationm2/n2=m1/N
Chapter52:IntrotoEcologyLectureNotes
 Hadleycells:globalcirculationsofair
 hotandwetattropics;at30degreesN/Sdry
 responsibleformuchofglobalclimatethatwesee(CLIMATE,NOTWEATHER)
 climate:dry/wet
 knownamesofdifferentzonesandwhathappensinoceanzones(intertidal,neritic,
oceanic,photic,aphotic)
Chapter52:IntrotoEcologyTextbookNotes:
 ecology:studyofhoworganismsinteractwitheachotherandenvironment
 ecology’sprimarygoal:understanddistribution&abundanceoforganisms
 fivemainlevelsofecology:
Organismal:individualorganism'sbehavior/appearanceinresponseto
environmentalchallenges;howindividualsofonespeciesinteractwitheachother
Populational:how/why#ofindividualsinpopulationchangesovertime
Community:interactionsbetweendiffpopulationsoforganisms
 I.e.predation,parasitism,competition
Ecosystem:interactionsofabiotic(nonliving)&bioticcomponentsof
ecosystems
Global:
 Biosphere:thinlayersurroundingEarthcontainingalllife(sumof
terrestrial/aquaticecosystems)
 atorganismallevel:researchersexploremorphological,physiological,behavioral
adaptationsthatallowindividualstoliveinparticulararea
 population:groupofindividualsofsamespeciesthatliveinsameareaatsametime
 whenstudypopulationecology,focusonhownumber&distributionofindividualsin
populationchangeovertime
 biologicalcommunity:populationsofdiffspeciesinteractwitheachotherw/incertain
area
 communityecologistsaskquestionsaboutnatureofinteractionsbtn.species&
consequencesofthoseinteractions
 i.e.mightfocusonpredation,parasitism,competition
 EcosystemEcology
 ecosystem:allorganismsinparticularregionalongw/nonlivingcomponents
 abioticcomponents:notlivingi.e.air,water,nonlivingpartsofsoil
 atecosystemlevel:studyhownutrients&energymoveamongorganisms&
throughsurroundingatmosphere&soilorwater
 GlobalEcology
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