F07.204.Ecology1a - "There are more things in heaven and earth Horatio Than are dreamt of in your philosophy Shakespeare First Photo of a Living

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“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” - Shakespeare First Photo of a Living Giant Squid September 2005 Ecology The study of distribution and abundance of species and their relationship to the environment. (The study of ecosystems.)
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Ecology Organic Compounds Cell Individual Organism Population Community Ecosystem Controlled environment with the ability to gather energy , store information , and reproduce . Cell DNA
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Ecology Organic Compounds Cell Individual Organism Population Community Ecosystem Organisms Species: A group of organisms capable of interbreeding with producing fertile offspring (a closed “gene pool”.)
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Population “the number of individuals of a single species that occupy a defined area at a given time” Community “all the individuals of all species that occupy a defined area at a given time” Hoh Rainforest, Olympic Peninsula
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Ecosystem “the community plus all the non-living things (soil, air, water,
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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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F07.204.Ecology1a - "There are more things in heaven and earth Horatio Than are dreamt of in your philosophy Shakespeare First Photo of a Living

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