ES2013 Practice Exam 2_06

ES2013 Practice Exam 2_06 - Chapter 3 What is Ecology...

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Chapter 3 What is Ecology? Earth’s Life Support Systems - four spheres Ecosystem Components – biomes, aquatic life zones, nonliving, living Factors that limit population Producers, consumers, aerobic Energy Flow and Matter Cycling
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Chapter 3 Biodiversity – HIPPO Food chains and webs, trophic levels, pyramid of energy flow Soils – layers, horizons, properties How do humans effect these cycles? Field research, remote sensing, GIS, system analysis
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false? a. About one-third of the solar energy hitting the earth is immediately reflected back to space. b. A spectrum of electromagnetic radiation emanates from the sun. c. About one-third of the solar energy hitting the earth warms the land and lower atmosphere, runs cycles of matter, and generates winds. d. Less than 1% of sunlight is captured via photosynthesis. e. none of these answers
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course ES 2013 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Penn State.

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ES2013 Practice Exam 2_06 - Chapter 3 What is Ecology...

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