Between species (individuals within populations)
Classify- positive or negative effect on individual (population-species)
survival and/or reproduction
(+) (0) or (-) (0)
no effect on one speci
all individuals of a species that live in a defined area
Ecology: Emergent properties
The ecological hierarchy
Some emergent properties at each level
Ecosystems include abiotic and biotic compartments
Will a species be present in a particular area?
1. Can it disperse there?
2. Does it want to live there?
3. Will other species allow it to live
General types of ecosystems
Generally based on vegetation
Both terrestrial and aquatic
Terrestrial biomes are determined by
Seasonality in both
Less than 30 cm rain per year
Can be hot, cool, or cold (Antarctica!
BIOL 1800-16 Exam 1 study tips for material not covered in lecture
19 September 2016
The desert biome is defined primarily by ?
Which biomes are found in Minnesota?
The biome found in a particular location is primarily determined by what two factor
Study questions for BIOL 1820 final exam (Spring 2016)
1. What is homeostasis? Using a physiological example of your choice, identify the
variable, receptor, effector(s), and any negative feedback mechanisms at work.
2. What are ectotherms and endotherms?