Ch. 52, 50 study guide - Knowledge goals: Be able to define...

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STUDY GUIDE Campbell 7th and 8th editions BIO 311D CHINNERY CHAPTER 52 , 8th edition Important figures: 52.2, 52.10, 52.12, 52.13, 52.19, 52.20 CHAPTER 50 , 7th edition Important figures: 50.2, 50.3, 50.5, 50.6, 50.7, 50.8, 50.9, 50.10, 50.11, 50.12, 50.13, 50.18, 50.19, 50.20. Important terms: ecology, biosphere, climate, abiotic, biotic, biota, organismal ecology, population, population ecology, community, community ecology, ecosystem, ecosystem ecology, landscape ecology, climate, microclimate, macroclimate, rain shadow, biomes, latitude, altitude.
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Unformatted text preview: Knowledge goals: Be able to define ecology, ecosystem, biosphere, climate, population, and community. What are the five sub-disciplines of ecology? What is climate and what does it have to do with ecology? What factors most greatly influence climate? Be able to explain each one. What is diversity? Why is it important? Come up with some ideas of why diversity is greatest at the equator. Connect each sub-discipline of ecology with topics that we have studied through the semester....
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2010 for the course BIOL 50755 taught by Professor Allgeier during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas-Tyler.

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