Ecology Chap 3 (5)

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Ecology Chap 3 (5)
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  1. The way energy enters most ecosystems
    Photosynthesis
  2. When mostly specialized bacteria can convert simple inorganic compounds from their environment into more complex nutrients compounds w/o using sunlight
    Chemo synthesis
  3. When decomposers get the energy that they need by breaking down glucose in the absence of oxygen
    anaerobic respiration
  4. Uses oxygen to convert glucose back into carbon dioxide and water
    areobic respiration
  5. What are the two important natural services that are components of the earth's natural capital ?
    one way energy and nutrient cycling
  6. Determines how chemical energy and nutrients move from one organism to another through the tropic level in a ecosystem
    Food Chain
  7. Organism in most ecosystems from a complex network of interconnected food chains
    Food web
  8. the dry weight of all organic matter contained in its organisms
    Biomass
  9. The percent of usable chemical energy transferred as biomass from on tropic level to the next
    Ecological efficiency

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