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QUEEN'SBIOL 111Shelly BursickFall

BIOL 111 - Ecology and the Environment - FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE.pdf

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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 25: Soil Retrogression And Degradation, Energy Density, Photosynthetic Efficiency

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Biol 111 - ecology and the environment -lecture 25: energy. Plantations can be located on land not needed for crops. No net co2 increase if harvested,
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QUEEN'SBIOL 111Shelly BursickFall

BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 26: Greenhouse Gas, Humus, Aquifer

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Biol 111 - ecology and the environment - lecture 26: soil restoration. Corn soybeans oats alfalfa. ** from the dirt it came and to the dirt it shall re
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BIOL 111 - Ecology and the Environment - Lecture 27: Energy

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Biol 111 - ecology and the environment - lecture 27: energy. Continuing chapter 18: energy efficiency and renewable energy. Water helps keep us alive,
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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 28: Water Efficiency, Surface Irrigation, Lard

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Biol 111 - ecology and the environment - lecture 28: energy and mining. Currently 54% of reliable runoff used (70%-90% by 2025) Worldwide irrigation is
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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 29: Klondike Gold Rush, Surface Mining, Crystal Growth

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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 24: Nuclear Power, Energy Returned On Energy Invested, Internal Combustion Engine

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Biol 111 - ecology and the environment - lecture 24: energy. Useful energy produced by a device compared to total energy output (including heat) A meas
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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Introduced Species, African Elephant, Habitat Destruction

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Biol 111 - ecology and the environment - lecture 21: extinction. White nose syndrome (wns) disease affecting bats, started in 2006. Fungus grows on the
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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: Estuary, Silt, Asian Carp

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BIOL 111 - Ecology and the Environment - Lecture 22: Sustaining Aquatic Biodiversity

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BIOL 111 - Ecology and the Environment - Lecture 20: Tropical forests

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Biol 111 - ecology and the environment - lecture 20: tropical forests. Tropical forests cover about 6% of the earths land area. Data suggests that ther
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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Biocoenosis, Major Oak, Interspecific Competition

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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Habitat Fragmentation, Boreal Forest Of Canada, Sawmill

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BIOL 111 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Hydrosphere, Detritivore, Decomposer

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BIOL 111 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Sphagnum, Parasitism, Central Canada

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Biol 111 - ecology and the environment - midterm review - part 3. Ecological services: carbon cycle (co2 use, barriers to coastal erosion, support 25%
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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Waste Treatment, Turbot War, Carrying Capacity

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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Background Extinction Rate, Microevolution, Allele Frequency

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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Climax Community, Allele, Growth Factor

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Biol 111 - ecology and the environment - lecture 15: community ecology. Despite constant environmental changes living organisms maintain some degree of
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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Coral Bleaching, Geosphere, Asthenosphere

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Biol 111 - ecology and the environment - lecture 5: ecosystems. The environment- everything that affects a living organism. Biophysical environment can
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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Soil Horizon, Evaporation, Soil Fertility

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Biol 111 - ecology and the environment - lecture 8: soil. Soil is thin covering over most land: minerals, eroded rock, decaying organic matter, water,
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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Interspecific Competition, Pedogenesis, Primary Succession

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Biol 111 - introduction to ecology and the environment - lecture 14: community. Resources partitioning adapt to reduce competition for resources and de
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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Phosphorus Cycle, Sulfur Cycle, Sewage Treatment

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Biol111: ecology and the environment - lecture 10: ecosystems and aquatic. Phosphorus cycle: through water, the earth"s crust and living organisms in t
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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Exponential Growth, International Trade, Gross Domestic Product

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Biol 111 - ecology and the environment - lecture 3: economics. Human population growth curve has been j shaped (exponential) The sun"s energy output is
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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Shifting Cultivation, Earth Day

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Biol 111 - ecology and the environment - lecture 4: environmental history. Hunter-gatherer natives depend on the land for shelter, food, hunting and ag
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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Water Pollution, Environmentalism, Water Cycle

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Biol111 - ecology and the environment: lecture 2: environmental problems. Interdisciplinary study that uses information from physical sciences and soci
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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Ground Tissue, Gross Domestic Product, Parenchyma

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Biol 111 - ecology and the environment - lecture 7: ecosystems. Palisade collects as much sunlight as possible. Contain the largest number of chloropla
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BIOL 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Oxygen Saturation, Plants And Animals, Abiotic Component

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Biol 111 - ecology and the environment - lecture 6: ecosystems. Biomes terrestrial component with distinct climate and specific species. Characterized
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BIOL111 - Ecology and the Environment - Lecture 11: Aquatic Biodiversity

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Biol 111: ecology and the environment - lecture 11: aquatic biodiversity. Coastal zone warm, nutrient rich, shallow water that extends from the high-ti
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QUEEN'SBIOL 111Peter T BoagWinter

BIOL 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Gross Domestic Product, Environmental Degradation, Carrying Capacity

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BIOL 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Shifting Cultivation, History Of North America, Clifford Sifton

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Cultural changes and the environment: hunter-gathering (since our existence 60,000 years ago). Hunter-gatherers lived in small, nomadic tribes, with a
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BIOL 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Cosmic Ray, Electromagnetic Radiation, Universal Generalization

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Matter: matter (eg, solid, liquid, gas, and plasma) has mass and takes up space. Energy: energy is the capacity to do work and transfer heat. Kinetic e
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BIOL 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Primary Production, Anaerobic Respiration, Biodegradation

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The troposphere (17 km above sea level) contains most of the air (mostly n 2 and o2). The stratosphere (17-48 km) contains enough ozone (o3) to filter
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BIOL 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Convergent Evolution, Generalist And Specialist Species, Speciation

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BIOL 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Hadal Zone, Littoral Zone, Benthic Zone

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Aquatic life zones: most aquatic life zones can be divided into three layers: surface, middle, and bottom, levels of dissolved o2 are highest near the
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BIOL 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Genetic Drift, Chromosome, Sexual Reproduction

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The resources of a species needs vary greatly in availability from place to place. Living in herds, flocks, or schools can provide better protection fr
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BIOL 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Permafrost, Midwestern United States, Dew Point

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A warm front is when a warm air mass (less dense) replaces a color one (results in drizzle). The uneven heating of the earth"s surface (eg, air is heat
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BIOL 111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Herbivore, Oxalis Oregana, Species Richness

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Community structure and species diversity: three characteristics describe a biological community: Physical appearance: relative sizes, stratification,
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