103basic ecology

103basic ecology - COMMUNITY ECOLOGY ECOSYSTEM ECOLOGY

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–18. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
OUTLINE: ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONS 1. SOLUTIONS FOR POPULATION GROWTH 2. THREE SYSTEMS FOR ORGANIZING ECOSYSTEMS. - ECOLOGICAL HIERARCHIES - ENERGY FLOWS - NUTRIENT CYCLES 1. HUMAN CHANGES IN ECOSYSTEMS. Suggested readings: any ecology textbook.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
WHAT SHOULD WE DO? 1. NOTHING – LET SICKNESS AND WAR CONTROL THE POPULATIONS. 2. TRADITIONAL INTERNATIONAL APPROACH: ____________________ ________________________________ [LOGIC: _________________________ _______________________________.]
Background image of page 2
WHAT SHOULD WE DO? 3. NEWER APPROACH : _______________________ ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________ Banker from Bangladesh (country next to India) won 2006 Nobel Peace prize for “microloan” programs to fight poverty.
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
ECOLOGICAL HIERARCHY LARGE ECOLOGICAL HUMAN BIOSPHERE WORLD BIOME NATION LANDSCAPE STATE ECOSYSTEM COUNTY COMMUNITY TOWN/CITY POPULATION POPULATION SMALL INDIVIDUAL INDIVIDUAL
Background image of page 4
INDIVIDUAL ECOLOGY (“________________”)
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
POPULATION ECOLOGY
Background image of page 6
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 8
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 10
Background image of page 11

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 12
Background image of page 13

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 14
Background image of page 15

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 16
Background image of page 17

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 18
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: COMMUNITY ECOLOGY ECOSYSTEM ECOLOGY (“________________”) LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY ENERGY FLOWS • ____________ • __________ _______________ _______________ _______________ PRODUCERS • Definition: ________ _________________ _________________ • MOST COMMON = _________________ (BUT NOT IN ALL ECOSYSTEMS) HERBIVORES ORGANISMS THAT EAT ______________ CONSUMERS - CARNIVORES ORGANISMS THAT EAT ______________ OMNIVORES ORGANISMS THAT EAT ____________ FOOD WEBS ENERGY FLOWS • TROPHIC LEVELS – DEFINITION: __________________________ ______________________________________. • ENERGY FLOWS ARE INEFFICIENT : ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________. “THE 10 PERCENT RULE” ENERGY PYRAMIDS MOST OF THE BIOMASS IN AN ECOSYSTEM IS ____________ ______________________________________. DETRITUS AND DETRITIVORES DEFINITIONS:...
View Full Document

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.

Page1 / 18

103basic ecology - COMMUNITY ECOLOGY ECOSYSTEM ECOLOGY

This preview shows document pages 1 - 18. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online