- 4.1: birthratedeath rate
- 4.2: density-dependent factor density-independent factor
- 4.3: life-history patternage structure
- 4.4: populationdemography
- 4.5: limiting factorcarrying capacity
- 4.6: Describe what is happening to the growth of the population shown at...
- 4.7: Which organisms would be most affected by density-independent facto...
- 4.8: When plotted on a graph, a population of field mice over time shows...
- 4.9: When populations increase, resource depletion may bring about _____...
- 4.10: Open Ended A population of animals shows a sudden decline and then ...
- 4.11: Open Ended Give at least two reasons why it would be important for ...
- 4.12: Open Ended For what reasons would a school board need to refer to a...
- 4.13: Analyze Using the diagram above, identify the factor that would cau...
- 4.14: Infer Are predators a density-dependent or density-independent limi...
- 4.15: Infer Why are short life-history species, such as mosquitoes and so...
- 4.16: Every 10 years the United States is required by law to complete a c...
- 4.17: A bacterial species was grown at different temperatures represented...
- 4.18: Which culture showed the greatest growth rate? A. 1 C. 3 B. 2 D. 4
- 4.19: The dotted line in the graph above represents the ________ for the ...
- 4.20: The solid curve in the graph from point A to point B indicates that...
- 4.21: Open Ended A small group of mice invaded a new habitat with unlimit...
- 4.22: Open Ended What is the relationship between a population and a spec...
- 4.23: Open Ended Water hyacinth populations double in 6 to 18 days. Intro...
Solutions for Chapter 4: Population Biology
Full solutions for Biology: The Dynamics of Life | 1st Edition
Barred spiral galaxy
A galaxy having straight arms extending from its nucleus.
A front along which a cold air mass thrusts beneath a warmer air mass.
The temperature to which air has to be cooled in order to reach saturation.
See Glacial drift.
The downslope movement of watersaturated, clay-rich sediment. Most characteristic of humid regions.
A crack in rock along which there is a distinct separation.
A texture of metamorphic rocks that gives the rock a layered appearance.
The transmission of shortwave solar radiation by the atmosphere, coupled with the selective absorption of longer-wavelength terrestrial radiation, especially by water vapor and carbon dioxide.
Complex pattern of climate conditions associated with mountains. Highland climates are characterized by large differences that occur over short distances.
A soil lacking horizons.
Igneous activity that occurs within a tectonic plate away from plate boundaries.
A phenomenon, sometimes associated with earthquakes, in which soils and other unconsolidated materials containing abundant water are turned into a fluid-like mass that is not capable of supporting buildings.
A cloud that forms below a height of 2,000 meters.
The total amount of energy released during an earthquake.
A crescent-shaped accumulation of sand and gravel deposited on the inside of a meander.
The volcanic rock ejected during an eruption, including ash, bombs, and blocks.
The study of the large-scale processes that collectively deform Earth’s crust.
By international agreement, a tropical cyclone with maximum winds that do not exceed 61 kilometers (38 miles) per hour.