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BIS 2B Final Study Guide

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BIS 2B Final Study Guide BIS 2B

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This study guide is designed for you to download, print, and go through as if it were a test. There are questions focused around the main ideas and concepts of each week of lecture since the second...
General Biology
Dr. M. Schwartz
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BIS 2B, general biology, UC Davis, Dr. Schwartz
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This 3 page Study Guide was uploaded by Kayla Dillard on Sunday March 13, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to BIS 2B at University of California - Davis taught by Dr. M. Schwartz in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 101 views. For similar materials see General Biology in Biological Sciences at University of California - Davis.

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BIS 2B Final Study Guide Key points of week 8 (2/22/16-2/26/16) List and give an example of the four major classes of disturbance to ecological systems 1. 2. 3. 4. In general, when is diversity at its highest? Describe how energy flows through ecosystems. Draw a food chain and show example species. What is an ecosystem engineer? Give an example What is a keystone species? Give an example. Describe top down and bottom up effects. How are they different? What is NNP and what limits it? Draw a standard decay rate graph. What determines the decomposition rate in an ecosystem? Key points of week 9 (2/29/16-3/4/16) What type of biomass decays the fastest? Slowest? Why? What are two limiting elements in aquatic environments? What is speciation? List and describe the mechanisms of reproductive isolation. A) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. B) 1. 2. 3. Key points of week 10 (3/7/16-3/11/16) Describe cladogenesis and anagenesis. What is allopatric speciation and what does it lead to? What are the two types of allopatric speciation? What are milankovich cycles? List some physical processes and what they affect/lead to.


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