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bio final study guide - * Abiotic Vs. Biotic Components of...

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* Abiotic Vs. Biotic Components of the Environment - abiotic factors are essentially non-living components that effect the living organisms. - biotic are living components that effect a living organism. * Ecology Vs. Environmentalism -Ecology – organisms relationship to their environment -Enviromentalism - is the concern with or advocacy of the protection of the environment, is not a science *Habitat - place where an organism live * 3 Main Patterns of Populations: - clumped: individuals concentrated in resource-rich areas - uniform: occurs when individuals are territorial - random: occurs when no factor is bringing individuals together or pushing them apart Population Growth Models: (Logistic vs. Exponential) - exponential growth model: shows unlimited growth under ideal conditions - the larger the population, the faster it goes - J-shaped growth curve - logistic growth model: shows growth with limit - environmental factors will cause a population’s growth to level off - S-shaped growth curve * Carrying Capacity - population size when growth rate is zero
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2010 for the course BIO 181 taught by Professor Grant during the Spring '10 term at East Carolina University .

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