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Unformatted text preview: biomagnification heterotrophs vrs. autotrophs chemosynthetic producers are autotrophs but not plants 10% rule habitat, define stream order, types of macroinvertebrates at stream orders ammonification, nitrification, denitrification nitrate vrs. phosphate, role, transport in watershed factors that de-sorb phosphate from soil Benthic zones Canopy Beetle and water penny connection Shoreline assessment criteria Value of fall aquatic blooms Value of wetland grass roots DDT, previous and current concerns Water properties: polarity Hydrogen bonds Cohesion High surface tension Specific heat capacity Hydrophilic vs. hydrophobic substances pH, buffers Carbohydrates: monosaccharides, disaccharides, polysaccharides, condensation, hydrolysis Lipids, fats, phospholipids, sterols, Proteins, 20 different aminoacids, peptide bond, primary, secondary , tertiary, and quaternary structure of proteins. Nucleotides, nucleic acids (DNA and RNA structures)....
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- Spring '11
- Biology, standard deviation calculations, water quality tests, macroinvertebrate biodiversity index, oxygen saturation calculation