Bio 110 Week 13 Notes
Bio 110 Week 13 Notes BIOL 110 001
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Tropic of Caprlconn Bio 110 Week 13 Notes Ecology How Life Interacts with its Environment 0 The study of how organisms interact with each other and their environment Tropical Rainforest Tundra Alaska Learning Outcomes 1 Explain how abiotic factors affect the distribution of life on the planet a What do you think are the most important abiotic factors that determine where a species lives i Abiotic Factors physical factors affecting distribution of organisms 1 Climate a What is climate i The weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period b What is the difference between weather and climate i Weather is what conditions of the atmosphere are over a short period of time ii Climate is how the atmosphere quotbehavesquot over relatively long periods of time c Average temperatures rainfall and patterns of rainfall 2 Disturbance The Distribution of Terrestrial Biomes are controlled by climate and disturbance a Temperature i The degree or intensity of heat present in a substance or object especially as expressed according to a comparative scale and shown by a thermometer or perceived by touch b Precipitation quot i Rain snow sleet or hail that falls to the ground Desert Tropical u rest Chaparral c Water Temperate grassland d Temperate bread leaf forest a Q Northern C coniferous fores39 Tundra i High mountains l Polar ice i Hurricane f Sunlight f g Salinity quot r r i Is the saltiness or dissolved salt content of a body of water h Rocks and Soil 3 Most abiotic factors vary in space and time j a Communities change over time x 39 39 tmrs affect the distribution of life on the planet i Biotic Factors Interactions with other Species 1 Competition a Predation i The preying of one animal on others the action of attacking or plundering b Herbivory i The eating of plants especially ones that are still living 2 Seavenging 1 3 Symbios1s quot a Interaction between two different organisms living in close physical association typically to the advantage of both b Mutualism c Parasites and Parasitoids d Commensalism i An association between two organisms in which one benefits and the other derives neither benefit nor harm 3 Explain the concept of a niche a Niche i Fundamental Niche 1 A species includes the total range of environmental conditions that are suitable for eXistence without the in uence of interspecific competition or predation from other species ii Realized Niche 1 A phrase relating to ecology defining the actual space that an organism inhabits and the resources it can access as a result of limiting pressures from other species iii MacArthur s Warblers 1 Ecologist Robert MacArthur studied how insectivorous warblers differentiated their niches by feeding on insect in different parts of a tree b Niches These Shorebirds are Partitioning that Habitat 4 Explain the relationship between carrying capacity and population growth a History Matters i Previous Ice Ages ii Continental Drift b What Factors Limit Population Size i Immigration ii Emigration iii Birth Rate 2 iv Death Rate Nu c Exponential Growth 2 d Carrying Capacity E W e Limits of Population Growth 5 f Life History Strategy iGrowth A llllll ii Survival ME I iii Reproduction 5 Explain the connection between ecology and evolution a Day to Day Ecological Interactions Drive Evolution End of Week 14 notes 0 Also Week 15 Notes will hopefully be upload by this Friday or Saturday at the latest Thank you for using Studysoup