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A09_207_2A_Ecology1 - Ecology The study of distribution and...

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Ecology The study of distribution and abundance of species and their relationship to the environment. (The study of ecosystems.) Ecology Organic Compounds Cell Individual Organism Population Community Ecosystem
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Controlled environment with the ability to gather energy , store information , and reproduce . Cell DNA Ecology Organic Compounds Cell Individual Organism Population Community Ecosystem
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Organisms Species: A group of organisms capable of interbreeding with each other & producing fertile offspring (a closed “gene pool”.) Population “the number of individuals of a single species that occupy a defined area at a given time”
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Community “all the individuals of all species that occupy a defined area at a given time” Hoh Rainforest, Olympic Peninsula Ecosystem “the community plus all the non-living things (soil, air, water, climate, etc.) that occupy a defined area at a given time” North Cascades
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Ecology The study of distribution and abundance of species and their relationship
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course ENVSCI 204 taught by Professor Robviens during the Fall '07 term at Bellevue College.

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A09_207_2A_Ecology1 - Ecology The study of distribution and...

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