4-9 ecosystem ecology - 56.2 How does energy flow through...

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ECOSYSTEM ECOLOGY LIFE 56 56.1 What are the compartments of the global ecosystem? -To understand the movement of energy and materials on Earth, it is convenient to divide the physical environment into four interacting compartments: oceans, fresh waters, atmosphere , and land.
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Unformatted text preview: 56.2 How does energy flow through the global ecosystem?-solar energy drives ecosystem processes and describing the geographical distributions of the amount of energy assimilated by primary producers . 56.2.1 Solar energy drives ecosystem processes-...
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This note was uploaded on 09/02/2009 for the course BIO 315H taught by Professor Payne during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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