BIOL2060 - Lecture 30 - Nov 25, 2013

BIOL2060 Lecture 30

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Unformatted text preview: What is a community and how do we quantify community structure? 2.  How do communities change over time? 3. Food chains and top-down vs. bottom-up control 4. What stabilizes communities? 5. What is an ecosystem? 6. How do we measure energy flow through an ecosystem I? 7. How do we measure energy flow through an ecosystem II? 3 How do communities change over time? Models and mechanisms of succession •  Relay Floristics model – Mechanism: Facilitation, where early successional species modify the environment so that it becomes less suitable for themselves and more suitable for later successional species Tolerance - least important mechanism of succession 2 How do communities change...
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