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BIOL 101L
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Objectives To introduce species’ interactions within an ecosystem To understand theflow of energy within a trophic cascade To investigate and construct food webs and mmunity structure community structure
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Ecology The study of ecosystems The study of organisms with their environment and each other Flow of energy and the recycling of nutrients within or between levels of organization.
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Community Ecology Community - an assemblage of two or more populations of different species occupying the same eographical area geographical area. Species interacting with each other within an ecosystem teractions such as competition, predation, Interactions such as competition, predation, mutualism, commensalism
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Community Ecology Species Interactions Interaction Effect on Species 1 Effect on Species 2 Competition ‐‐ Mutualism + + Parasitism (Predation) + () Commensalis m 0+
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Components of Ecosystems Abiotic (not living) Environment Sunlight Temperature Precipitation Topography/Terrain Soil
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