103 succession %26 populations

103 succession %26 populations - OUTLINE: SUCCESSION...

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Unformatted text preview: OUTLINE: SUCCESSION & POPULATION ECOLOGY. 1. HABITATS ARE ALWAYS CHANGING SUCCESSION, CLIMAX COMMUNITIES NATURAL DISTURBANCE NATURAL CATASTROPHES. 2. POPULATION CHANGES - beginning. Suggested Readings: Lorimer, C. 2001. Historical & ecological roles of disturbance in eastern forests Wildlife Society Bulletin 29:425-439. WE NEED TO UNDERSTAND THAT HABITATS CHANGE TAIGA NORTHERN BOREAL FOREST SHOWING ONE PICTURE TO ILLUSTRATE A BIOME IMPLIES THAT IT ALWAYS LOOKS LIKE THIS. BUT HABITATS ARE ALWAYS CHANGING: ________________ ________________ ________________ SUCCESSION: THE REGULAR REPLACEMENT OF PLANTS & ANIMALS THROUGH TIME. PRIMARY SUCCESSION: _______________________ SECONDARY SUCCESSION: __________________________ __________________________ (EXAMPLE: ____________ SUCCESSION EXAMPLE: SE USA, LONGLEAF PINE OLD GROWTH CONDITIONS DEVELOP IN LONGLEAF PINE FOREST ONLY AFTER 100+ YEARS. PINE FOREST ONLY AFTER 100+ YEARS....
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course FNR 103 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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