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Unformatted text preview: Competitive release: Demographic factors: factors influencing size, density, and population of organisms Density: Density Dependent control: birth/death rates relate to density Density independent control: birth/death rates dont effect density Dispersal: Disturbance: short term events that disrupt populations, communities, ecosystems by changing environment Distribution: Ecology: study of interactions between organisms and environment and eachother Ecosystem: the organisms of particular habitat Exponential growth: growth in the number of organisims in population which is a geometric function of the size of the growing entity, larger pop=faster growth Food web/chain:...
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- Spring '09