Ecology chp.4 Review 2

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Ecology chp.4 Review 2
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  1. A measure of reproductive success 
    (Survival of the Strongest)
    Fitness
  2. Geological Processes
    Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Mountain forming, Fragmentation of forest, Deforestation, Construction etc
  3. Entire species cease to exist
    Extinction
  4. ____ are found in only on area
    -makes them very vulnerable
    Endemic Species
  5. ____ is a significant rise in extinction rates above the background level
    Mass extinction
  6. The number of different species
    (species diversity)
    Species richness
  7. Relative abundance of individuals within earths species
    (species diversity)
    Species evenness
  8. Species diversity
    higher the richness; the more the sustainability
  9. The role a species plays in its ecosystem
    (Pattern of Living)
    • Ecological Niche¬†
    • (don't confuse with the species habitat)
  10. Have a broad niche
    Generalist
  11. Have a narrow niche
    Specialist
  12. Thrive in a particular ecosystem; equilibrium
    Native species
  13. Provide early warning signs of damage
    Indicator Species

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