Which type of succession would occur in an area where lava covered an entire forest?
The variability of life forms within a given ecosystem is known as _____.
Why are forests described as carbon sinks?
According to the r/K selection theory, an r-selected species has which of the following characteristics?
It is best suited to live in a stable environment, it is long-lived, and produces a small number of offspring, each of which receives a lot of parental investment.
It is best suited to live in a stable environment, it is short-lived, and produces a large number of offspring, each of which receives little parental investment.
It is best suited to live in an unstable environment, it is short-lived, and produces a large number of offspring, each of which receives little parental investment.
It is best suited to live in an unstable environment, it is short-lived, and produces a large number of offspring, each of which receives a lot of parental investment.
Which of these large organisms has a type I survivorship curve?
Which of the following terms is used to describe the introduction of living organisms into the environment that grow and become invasive?
Which is true about free energy and matter?
Succession in which type of habitat has been researched more and is better understood?
Which of the following is true about all environments?
A chaparral plant that is usually only seen in the first couple of years after a fire is also called what?
Pollution caused by humans is known as _____.
What is a population?
How many trophic levels does an omnivore feed on within an ecosystem?
What might be the reaction of a botanist who discovered a new plant in the Saharan desert? Why would they react that way?
Which of the following is an effect of deforestation?
Which of the following is NOT a natural disturbance that is considered when studying economic resilience?
In a typical ecosystem, what percentage of the energy produced by the autotrophs then consumed by the primary consumers will be passed along to the secondary consumers?
Which of the following terms is used to describe the measure of the demand for resources required to support a lifestyle?
What is the term used to describe the removal of sediment from the bottom of an aquatic environment?
Choose the set of factors that will most certainly lead to desertification.
Which of the following events is likely to precede primary succession?
Why is deforestation harmful to biodiversity?
Which of the following is NOT an example of anthropogenic pollution?
What do the letters in the equation IPAT stand for?
Environmental Impact, Pollution, Affluence, Technology
Environmental Impact, Population, Affluence, Technology
Impact, Population, Administration, Transportation
Income, Pollution, Affluence, Technology
Which term is best described as the responsible interaction with the environment to avoid depletion or degradation of natural resources and allow for long-term environmental quality?
Which of the following statements is true about greenhouse gases?
Which of the following is a true statement about introduced species?
Dr. Smith is studying algae. Would she consider ponds in her research on ecological diversity? Why or why not?
What is ecological balance?
What is the term used to describe a substance that pollutes the air, water or land?
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