Lecture 20 Ecology posted[1]

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BIO 311D LECTURE 20 Ecology
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Ecology Interactions between organisms and their environments Next in the hierarchy of organization in this course
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Ecology and evolution
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Abiotic components Biotic components
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Organismal ecology Population ecology Community ecology Ecosystem ecology Landscape ecology
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Climate Temperature, water, sunlight, and wind Macroclimate Microclimate
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Cooler air sinks over water. 3 Air cools at high elevation. 2 1 Warm air over land rises. 4 Cool air over water moves inland, replacing
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Unformatted text preview: rising warm air over land. Conditions necessary for life: 1. 2. 3. 4. Biomes From 0-30 degrees – Tropical forest- Temperate broadleaf forest – Savanna- Chaparral (right at 30 degrees) – Desert – Temperate grassland North/south of 30 degrees – No tropical forests – Coniferous forests north of temperate broadleaf forest – Tundra – Ice Why are there more species at lower latitudes?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2008 for the course BIO 311D taught by Professor Reichler during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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