_Population Ecology Study Guide.docx - Population Ecology Study Guide How do populations affect each other 1 Fill in the table below Abiotic Biotic

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Population Ecology Study Guide How do populations affect each other? 1. Fill in the table below: Abiotic Biotic Definition Definition physical rather than biological; not derived from living organisms. relating to or resulting from living things, especially in their ecological relations. Examples Examples Rain Wind temperature Water oil air 2. Fill in the definition and whether or not it would increase or decrease the population: TERM DEFINITION Population would INCREASE or DECREASE ? Immigration the process of individuals moving into a range from elsewhere increased Emigration the process of individuals moving out of the populations range. decreased Birth The process of bringing new life to the world increased
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Death The process of life stopping. Decreased 3. Define carrying capacity: The maximum population size of the species that the environment can sustain indefinitely, given the food, habitat, water, and other necessities available in the environment. 4. Match the terms in the Venn Diagram (double click on the image and drag the orange boxes): 5. Burmese pythons are native to Southeast Asia, but have become popular pets over Primary Succession Secondary Succession Ends as Climax Communi ty Occurs over a long period of time Starts with Rock Starts with Soil Starts with Pioneer Species Starts with lichens & moss Starts with grass & wildflowers Would occur after a fire Would occur after a volcano eruption
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the last few decades. Over time, escaped and released pythons have made their way into Everglades National Park, where they have displaced many native species. Which of the following terms best describes the Burmese pythons in the Everglades National Park? A. Indicator SpeciesB. Keystone SpeciesC. Pioneer SpeciesD. Invasive Species 6. In 1998, a devastating fire destroyed a great deal of Yellowstone National Park. Although many of the organisms were killed or displaced, existing seeds began to immediately recolonize the park. This is an example of which of the following? 7. A population of rodents becomes stranded on a remote island. Eventually, the population reaches the island’s carrying capacity. At this point, the birth and death rates are:
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