Ecology Chp.3 (2)

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Ecology Chp.3 (2)
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2013-10-15 20:01:31
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  1. The place where a population or individual organism normally lives
    Habit
  2. A community of different species interacting with one another and with their nonliving environment of soil, water, and energy
    Ecosystem
  3. All parts of earth where life is found
    Biosphere
  4. A thin spherical envelope of gases surrounding the earth's surface
    Atmosphere
  5. 17 kilometers above sea level at the tropics and about 7 kilometers above the earth's north and kilometers above the earth's north south poles.
    N= 78% O=21% Greenhouse gases= 1%
    Troposphere
  6. Stretches 17-50 kilometers above the earth's surface
    Stratosphere
  7. Remaining 1% of the air includes water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, trapped heat and warm lower atmosphere
    Greenhouse gases
  8. All of the water on or near the earth's surface.
    Ocean= 7% of globe
    Hydrosphere
  9. Earth's hot core, thick mantle and a thin outer crust (most is in the earth's interior)
    Geosphere
  10. Terrestrial (land) portion of the biosphere
    Ex:
    • Biomes
    • Large regions with distinct climates and certain species adapted to them

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