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BIO 112 McCague File-071 Name: ________________________ Dune Succession Field Data Sheet Date of Field Trip: _______________ Arrival time: ____________________ Departure time: _________________ Describe weather conditions, including wind direction: ___________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _ Middle Beach Foredune Cotton Wood Stage Pine Stage Oak- Hickory Stage Temperature: Air Ground surface 2.5 cm below Wind Speed Relative Humidity Light Intensity at Ground Level in Lumens % of Ground Covered by Vegetation Vertical Depth of Strata of Vegetation Dominant Plant Animals (observed or signs)
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BIO 112 McCague File-071 Name: _______________________
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Unformatted text preview: Interpretation of Dune Succession Field Data 1. Is dune succession an example of primary or secondary succession? 2. Describe how and what physical factors of the environment changed as one went from young or recent dunes, to older or more advanced successional stage dunes. 3. Explain what may have caused the changes described in #2 above. 4. As one progresses through the five successional stages, describe and explain how the following biotic factors change: a. Specials diversity b. Depth and numbers of strata c. Organic matter organic matter in the soil d. Production e. Biomass...
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This note was uploaded on 06/13/2011 for the course BIO 119 taught by Professor Stevendroho during the Spring '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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