BIOL 2251 Study Guide - Final Guide: Competitive Exclusion Principle, Chasing Ice, Krakatoa

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10 Dec 2017
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Biodiversity+Final+Review+
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How+much+of+the+Earth’s+biosphere+is+island?+
Watch+‘Chasing+Ice’+video.+
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Cumulative+questions+
Gause’s+Law+and+Lotka-Volterra+equations+(competitive+exclusion+principle+and+predator+
prey+relationships+
Flies+take+up+the+most+biomass+(and+fungi)+
What+kind+of+speciation+would+most+likely+typically+occur+between+sympatric+and+
allopatric+with+islands?+ALLOPATRIC—b/c+they’re+separate+from+the+source.+
A+virtually+unknown+background+taxa+abundance+and+richness+data,+what+is+one+
limitation+when+considering+the+recolonization+rates+of+plants+and+animals+on+Krakatau+
Biological+species+concept+–+MUST+KNOW+
Species+cohesion+
Genetic+Drift+
Bottleneck+effect+
Phylogeny+
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Chapter+13+
Which+is+the+most+impactful+for+an+island+
Introduced*species*
Pollution+
Etc.+
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Understand+why+5%+of+Earth’s+surface+are+islands.+We+don’t+need+to+study+or+focus+our+
time+on+them.+Can+do+that+without+being+there.+
Know+who+Mcarthur+and+Wilson,+Simperaff++
(can+use+mathematical+model+from+their+info)?++
Definition+of+the+ETIB+
A+bunch+T/F+questions+
According+to+the+ETIB+species+richness+always+changes+on+islands.+FALSE.+
B/c+it’s+a+dynamic+equilibrium+(constant+dispersal+and+turnover)+
Ecological+Niche+Modeling+
Is+turnover+always+occurring+à+YES+
Successful+immigration+or+colonization+decreases+with+INCREASED+species+richness+that+
already+exists+on+the+island.+TRUE+
Who+is+the+father+of+Biodiversity?+E.O.+Wilson+
Understand+mcarthur+and+Wilson,+they+knew+about+species+dispersal+from+their+own+
studies,+guasses+law,+predator+prey+interactions,+were+able+to+develop+mathematical+
models+to+predict+species+richness,+extinction+rates,+and+turnover+rates.++
Understand+that+smaller+islands+have+higher+extinction+rates,+and+few+resources,+but+
also+able+to+support+FEWER+individuals+(100)+cant+have+101+elephants+
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