Bio 209 Exam 4 Study Guide
Bio 209 Exam 4 Study Guide Bio 211
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Date Created: 11/28/15
BIOSZO9 Fall 2015 Exam 4 Studyguide This is a list of concepts terms and topics with which you should be familiar for the forth exam This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of all topic also its best to use the practice exam that was posted on Blackboard as examples of the types of questions that will appear on the exam Ecologv in general Definition of ecology Ecological hierarchy Lecture 27amp28 Biomes amp global climate Role of the sun in global climate patterns latitudinal differences circulation cells tilt of the earth ocean currents Local and regional effects on climate patterns rain shadow lake effect thermal inertia Biotic vs abiotic components of the environment 8 terrestrial biomes general locations climate and characteristics of each Aquatic biomes zones photic aphotic abyssal seasonal turnover in lakes and ponds Factors determining species distributions Lecture 29amp30 Population EcoloaV Definition of a population Markrecapture methods and equation practice problems given on Blackboard Patterns of population dispersion clumped uniform random Per capita rate of increase relationship to birth rate and death mortality rate calculating from birth and death rates and population size Carrying capacity definition and factors that affect it Exponential vs logistic growth Densitydependent vs densityindependent effects Life histories semelparity iteroparity rselected Kselected and tradeoffs Human population patterns historically and recently Lecture 3 1amp32 Community Ecology Communities definition and types of interactions Competition fundamental vs realized niche competitive exclusion Connell s bamacle experiment Character displacement Predation parasitism herbivory population effects coevolutionary effects eg aposematism mimicry Mutualism examples of mutualistic interactions Describing communities richness relative abundance diversity effects of higher diversity Trophic levels and food webs topdown vs bottomup control keystone species Primary vs secondary succession Zoonotic pathogens in communities Lecture 33 Ecosvstem Energy ow through trophic levels net primary productivity Water carbon and nitrogen cycles uses of each elementmolecule in organisms sources anthropogenic effects Bioremediation restoration ecology Lecture 34 Conservation bioloaV Levels of biodiversity Usesvalues of biodiversity ecosystem services Biodiversity threats habitat loss invasive species overharvesting global change Genetic diversity loss and small populations Goals of conservation
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