- 37.37.1: A community includes all the organisms inhabiting a particular area...
- 37.37.2: Interspecific interactions are fundamental to community structure. ...
- 37.37.3: Competition may occur when a shared resource is limited.
- 37.37.4: Mutualism benefits both partners.
- 37.37.5: Predation leads to diverse adaptations in prey species.
- 37.37.6: Herbivory leads to diverse adaptations in plants. Some herbivore-pl...
- 37.37.7: Parasites and pathogens can affect community composition.
- 37.37.8: Trophic structure is a key factor in community dynamics. Trophic st...
- 37.37.9: Food chains interconnect, forming food webs.
- 37.37.10: Species diversity includes relative abundance and species richness....
- 37.37.11: Keystone species have a disproportionate impact on diversity. Altho...
- 37.37.12: Disturbance is a prominent feature of most communities. Ecological ...
- 37.37.13: Invasive species can devastate communities. Organisms that have bee...
- 37.37.14: Ecosystem ecology emphasizes energy flow and chemical cycling. An e...
- 37.37.15: Primary production sets the energy budget for ecosystems.
- 37.37.16: Energy supply limits the length of food chains. A pyramid of produc...
- 37.37.17: A pyramid of production explains the ecological cost of meat. A fie...
- 37.37.18: Chemicals are cycled between organic matter and abiotic reservoirs.
- 37.37.19: The carbon cycle depends on photosynthesis and respiration.
- 37.37.20: The phosphorus cycle depends on the weathering of rock.
- 37.37.21: The nitrogen cycle depends on bacteria. Various bacteria in soil (a...
- 37.37.22: A rapid inflow of nutrients degrades aquatic ecosystems. Nutrient i...
- 37.37.23: Ecosystem services are essential to human well-being. Although agri...
- 37.1: Fill in the blanks in the table below summarizing the interspecific...
- 37.2: Fill in the blanks in the table below summarizing terrestrial nutri...
- 37.3: Which of the following groups is absolutely essential to the functi...
- 37.4: The open ocean and tropical rain forests contribute the most to Ear...
- 37.5: Which of the following organisms is mismatched with its trophic lev...
- 37.6: Which of the following best illustrates ecological succession? a. A...
- 37.7: To ensure adequate nitrogen for a crop, a farmer would want to decr...
- 37.8: Explain how seed dispersal by animals is an example of mutualism in...
- 37.9: What is rapid eutrophication? What steps might be taken to slow thi...
- 37.10: Local conditions, such as heavy rainfall or the removal of plants, ...
- 37.11: In Southeast Asia, theres an old saying: There is only one tiger to...
- 37.12: For which chemicals are biogeochemical cycles global? Explain.
- 37.13: What roles do bacteria play in the nitrogen cycle?
- 37.14: An ecologist studying plants in the desert performed the following ...
- 37.15: Sometime in 1986, near Detroit, a freighter pumped out water ballas...
Solutions for Chapter 37: Communities and Ecosystems
Full solutions for Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections | 7th Edition
Air with a lapse rate less than the wet adiabatic rate.
A continuous spectrum with dark lines superimposed.
A form of condensation best described as a dense concentration of suspended water droplets or tiny ice crystals.
The change of state from a gas to a liquid.
A principle of relative dating. A rock or fault is younger than any rock (or fault) through which it cuts.
Extremely dense solar material caused by electrons being displaced inward toward an atom’s nucleus.
A sudden flash of light generated by the flow of electrons between oppositely charged parts of a cumulonimbus cloud or between the cloud and the ground.
Metamorphic rocks that do not exhibit foliation.
A star that explosively increases in brightness.
Fog resulting from radiation heat loss by Earth.
The layer of rock and mineral fragments that nearly everywhere covers Earth’s surface.
The ratio of the air’s watervapor content to its water-vapor capacity.
A fault along which the movement is horizontal.
A climate found north of the humid continental climate and south of the polar climate and characterized by bitterly cold winters and short, cool summers. Places within this climatic realm experience the highest annual temperature ranges on Earth.
A collective term for breakers; also, the wave activity in the area between the shoreline and the outer limit of breakers.
A well-tested and widely accepted view that explains certain observable facts.
The Japanese word for a seismic sea wave.
Zone of saturation
Zone where all open spaces in sediment and rock are completely filled with water.