Ecology Study Guide
|List several biotic factors in an ecosystem.
|List several abiotic factors in an ecosystem.
|What serves as the ultimate energy for all life on earth?
|What is transpiration & what cycle is it a part of ?
|Why are the Rhizobium bacteria beneficial to plants?
|What is nitrogen fixation?
|What is denitrification?
|Where is the intertidal zone found & list several organisms that would be found there?
|Name 3 types of consumers based on their eating habits.
|What is detritus & why is it important?
|What are trophic levels & give an example?
|What is the term for an organism’s total way of life?
|How does an animal’s habitat differ from its niche?
|Compare & contrast biomes.
|How does an oligotrophic lake differ from a eutrophic lake?
|What is brackish water & where would it be found?
|Where is the neritic zone found & what organisms would be found there?
|Where would benthos organisms be found? Give an example of such a dweller.
Describe abiotic & biotic factors for each of these biomes:
|Tropical rain forest