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Adapted from L. Miriello by S. Sharp AP Biology Name ___________________________ Chapter 54 Guided Reading 1. What is an ecosystem and why would we study energy flow in relation to the ecosystem? 2. Label the diagram below. 3. Why are detrivores essential to an ecosystem? 4. Define the following terms: a. Gross primary production b. Net primary production 5. How do light limitations and nutrient limitations impact primary production? Page 1 of 4
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Adapted from L. Miriello by S. Sharp 6. What is eutrophication and is it considered a “positive” for the a lake environment? 7. What impacts evapotranspiration? 8. What is secondary production? 9. Why is the energy transfer between trophic levels limited? 10. What is the difference between production efficiency and tropic efficiency? 11. What is the green world hypothesis? 12. Complete the diagram below of the general model of nutrient cycling.
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Unformatted text preview: Page 2 of 4 Adapted from L. Miriello by S. Sharp 13. Briefly detail the water cycle. You can write this response or draw the cycle. 14. Briefly detail the carbon cycle. You can write this response or draw the cycle. 15. Briefly detail the nitrogen cycle. You can write this response or draw the cycle. 16. What is the difference between nitrification, denitrification, ammonification and nitrogen fixation? Page 3 of 4 Adapted from L. Miriello by S. Sharp 17. Briefly detail the phosphorus cycle you can write your response or draw a picture. 18. Imagine you are at the dinner table and are asked to explain what acid rain is and why it is a problem. Write your response here. 19.What is biological magnification and how does it relate to the health warnings given to pregnant women about the consumption of certain fish? Page 4 of 4...
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Harounal-rashed during the Spring '11 term at King's College London.

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