What is an Ecosystem
o Community + all abiotic factors affecting
o Ecosystem first proposed by Arthur Tansley
o Boundaries not fixed
o Energy flows
o Cycle nutrients
Laws of Thermodynamics
o 1st Law: Energy cannot be created or destroyed
The Human Body: An Orientation
Describe the basic functions of living organisms.
Explain the relationship between anatomy and physiology, and describe various specialties of each
Identify the major levels of or
Introduction Landscape Ecology
Landscape Ecology: Study of landscape
structure and processes.
Landscape: Heterogeneous area composed of
Landscape Elements: Visually distinctive
patches in an ecosystem.
Human Land Use Practices
There are 4 general categories
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WHAT IS AN ECOSYSTEM?
Community + all abiotic factors affecting
Ecosystem first proposed by Arthur Tansley
Boundaries not fixed
1st LAW: Energy cannot be created or
destroyed but may be transformed