biol104 final

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biol104 final
2012-12-17 11:30:30
biol104 final

biol104 final
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  1. type I survivorship
    parents care for young
  2. Rainforests
    • have layers
    • different habitats
  3. Climate Change impact
    Shifts in range
  4. Biological Control
    Releasing natural enemies
  5. Studying with the stereo on
    Associative Learning
  6. Territorial Species
  7. Sign language is a sign of
  8. Late breeding seasons
    are NOT symptoms of global warming
  9. Bubonic Plague
    a density-dependent event
  10. Search image
    If you looked for your friend based on the color of their clothes
  11. Foraging
    Eating + searching for food
  12. Search image (2)
    looking for something based on it's size and/or color
  13. optimal foraging theory
    less work for more food
  14. sending of, reception of, response to signals
  15. K-Selection
    • Few offspring, stable population
    • K cups are expensive
  16. R-Selection
    • Lots of offspring, unstable population
    • Rabbits
  17. Number of species in a community
    Species Richness
  18. Pelagic
    Open Sea
  19. Benthic
    Deep deep ocean
  20. Process of healing ecosystems
    Restoration Ecology
  21. Global warming caused by
    greenhouse gases
  22. World population is
    growing, but slowed
  23. Coniferous Forests
    • Long winter
    • Short and wet summer
  24. Thin ozone layer ->
    skin cancer rates go up
  25. survivorship curve
    individual's likelihood of being alive as a function of age
  26. chaparral biome characteristics
    many plants with seeds that need fire to germinate
  27. A tidal wave wipes out the entire population of mice living on an island
    abiotic factor
  28. Yukon to Yellowstone Initiative
    • corridor for travel
    • connects isolated patches
  29. The greatest annual input and least seasonal variation in solar radiation occurs in the
  30. The level of ecologic organization that incorporates abiotic factors is the
  31. Greenhouse gases
    • CO2
    • Methane
  32. age structure
    proportion of individuals in different age groups
  33. global warming will result in the oceans
    being more acidic
  34. If an overlap develops between the ranges of two closely related species
    one species will take over
  35. Silent Spring
  36. kin selection in action
    paying your brother, who may not be able to pay you back
  37. Using living organisms to clean up polluted ecosystems
  38. Chaparral vegetation occurs around much of the central valley of central and southern California. This biome is very similar to that found
  39. Approximately ________ living species have been named and described.
    1.8 Million
  40. What type of behavior would explain the ability of the salmon to return to their home streams?
  41. Tundra
    • very cold winters
    • only the upper layer of the soil thaws during summer
  42. About one-third of all animal and plant species are concentrated on ________ of Earth's land.
  43. Many desert animals
    are nocturnal
  44. The dominant herbivores in savannas are
  45. Total of a population's use of biotic & abiotic resources
  46. A regional assemblage of interacting ecosystems is a
  47. To decrease pollution from sulfur, your local power plant built very tall smokestacks. The ultimate consequence of this would most likely be
    to create an environmental problem at a distance from the power plant.
  48. A blue jay hides hundreds of nuts throughout the fall and finds them throughout the winter and spring. The blue jay is most likely finding the stored food by using
    cognitive map
  49. young bobcats
    social learning
  50. Organisms that digest molecules in organic material and convert them into inorganic forms are
  51. The current rate of extinction may be as much as ________ times higher than at any other time in the past 100,000 years.
  52. While on a walk through a forest, you notice birds in trees, earthworms in the soil, and fungi on plant litter on the forest floor. Based on your observations, you conclude that each of these organisms occupies a different
  53. Human social behavior appears to be
    a product of our genes, external influences, and environment.
  54. The kind of vegetation in a tropical rain forest is generally determined by the amount of
  55. Which of the following environmental factors usually has the greatest direct effect on an organism's rate of water loss by evaporation?
  56. A demographic tool used to predict a population's future growth is
    age structures
  57. In many dense forests, plants living near the ground level engage in intense competition for
  58. Habitats with many edges
    often result from human activities.
  59. In terms of global air circulation, the tropics are a region where air
    rises and cools
  60. which of the following types of information will be communicated to other workers by a honeybee's "dance"?
    direction of nectar source
  61. Biodiversity considers
    the genetic diversity within and between populations of a species.
  62. From a sociobiological perspective, altruism is a behavior that
    has the potential to enhance the altruist's fitness at a later point in time.
  63. One of the most worrisome results of the large-scale clearing and cultivation of land is
    • erosion
    • soil degradation
  64. Which of the following has the greatest impact on the global water cycle?
    destruction of forests
  65. Protecting the endangered black-footed ferret from extinction involved
    captive breeding
  66. adaptation of pronghorns
    to open country could be a disadvantage in a densely forested environment.