10 succession&population

10 succession&population - POPULATION ECOLOGY WHY...

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OUTLINE: SUCCESSION & POPULATION ECOLOGY. 1. HABITATS ARE ALWAYS CHANGING SUCCESSION, CLIMAX COMMUNITIES NATURAL DISTURBANCE NATURAL CATASTROPHES. 2. POPULATION CHANGES - beginning. Suggested Readings: Lorimer, C. 2001. Historical & ecological roles of disturbance in eastern forests … Wildlife Society Bulletin 29:425-439.
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CLIMAX COMMUNITY CLIMAX COMMUNITY = FINAL PLANT & ANIMAL COMMUNITY THAT DEVELOPS ON UNDISTURBED SITE. DISTURBANCE CLIMAX COMMUNITY = FINAL COMMUNITY THAT DEVELOPS WITH REGULAR DISTURBANCE.
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DISTURBANCE and CATASTROPHES DISTURBANCE – _____________________________ ___________________________________________ EXAMPLE: ___________________________ CATASTROPHE - ____________________________ ___________________________________________. EXAMPLE: __________________________________.
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Long-leaf pine ecosystem / red-cockaded woodpecker habitat Maintained by regular, low-intensity fire = natural disturbance
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2004 – 15 years after the hurricane, still working on restoration
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Unformatted text preview: POPULATION ECOLOGY WHY RESTORE GRAY WOLVES TO YELLOWSTONE? POPULATION DEMOGRAPHY • DEMOGRAPHY = ________________ _______________________________. • CHARACTERISTICS INCLUDE: ________________________________ _ ________________________________ _ “BIDE” FACTORS • BIRTH RATES (____________) • IMMIGRATION • DEATH RATES (____________) • EMIGRATION BIRTH RATES (NATALITY) • ________________ ________________ ________________. • ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ DEATH RATES (MORTALITY) • ______________ ______________ ______________. ______________ ______________ IMMIGRATION & EMIGRATION • ______________ ______________ • IMMIGRATION – _____________ • EMIGRATION – _____________ IMMIGRATION + EMIGRATION = DISPERSAL • IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION ARE OFTEN THE HARDEST OF THE “BIDE” FACTORS TO STUDY. • DISPERSAL – __________________ _______________________________ _______________________________....
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course FNR 103 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue.

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