Landscape Structure & Biodiversity: Fragmentation, Edges & Corridors


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A bridge built over a highway can serve as a ___ between two fragments of a habitat:

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1. Boundaries between ecosystems are called:

2. The science and study of how spatial arrangements of habitats affects ecological processes, the abundance of organisms, and the distribution of these organisms is called:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study tools will help you to determine what you comprehend about landscape structure and biodiversity. Answer questions based on things like a bridge built over a highway and ecosystems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Make use of these assessments to:

  • Name the science and study of how environments are structured affects their ecology
  • Assess fragmentation
  • Define a riparian zone

Skills Practiced

The following skills will be practiced:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on landscape structure and biodiversity
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding ecosystems and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a riparian zone

Additional Learning

This lesson will help you to learn more about ecosystems. The lesson is called Landscape Structure & Biodiversity: Fragmentation, Edges & Corridors, and it will cover the following study points:

  • Define landscape ecology
  • Explain what edges are with regard to ecosystems
  • Understand fragmentation