## Ecology B/C

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### Re: Ecology B/C

kate! wrote:No one's been active on here for a month, so I'll ask some questions:

1. What is the difference between bioremediation and bioaugmentation?
2. What are 2 adaptations of plants to survive in the desert biome?
3. What happens to the birth and death rates of a population after it reaches carrying capacity?

1. bioremediation is using naturally occurring organisms to remove environmental pollution and bioaugmentation is adding bacteria to speed up the degrading of the environmental pollutants
2.deep roots, grooves in the surface
3. it reaches an equilibrium

Question: If the trout’s diet consists of 37% mayflies and 63% phytoplankton, calculate the trophic level of the
trout to the nearest tenth.
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### Re: Ecology B/C

MattChina wrote:
kate! wrote:No one's been active on here for a month, so I'll ask some questions:

1. What is the difference between bioremediation and bioaugmentation?
2. What are 2 adaptations of plants to survive in the desert biome?
3. What happens to the birth and death rates of a population after it reaches carrying capacity?

1. bioremediation is using naturally occurring organisms to remove environmental pollution and bioaugmentation is adding bacteria to speed up the degrading of the environmental pollutants
2.deep roots, grooves in the surface
3. it reaches an equilibrium

Question: If the trout’s diet consists of 37% mayflies and 63% phytoplankton, calculate the trophic level of the
trout to the nearest tenth.
assuming mayflies trophic level is 2 and phytoplankton is 1
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### Re: Ecology B/C

MattChina wrote:
MattChina wrote:
kate! wrote:No one's been active on here for a month, so I'll ask some questions:

1. What is the difference between bioremediation and bioaugmentation?
2. What are 2 adaptations of plants to survive in the desert biome?
3. What happens to the birth and death rates of a population after it reaches carrying capacity?

1. bioremediation is using naturally occurring organisms to remove environmental pollution and bioaugmentation is adding bacteria to speed up the degrading of the environmental pollutants
2.deep roots, grooves in the surface
3. it reaches an equilibrium

Question: If the trout’s diet consists of 37% mayflies and 63% phytoplankton, calculate the trophic level of the
trout to the nearest tenth.
assuming mayflies trophic level is 2 and phytoplankton is 1

(2 x 0.37) + (1 x 0.63) = 1.37
The trout's trophic level is 1.37.
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### Re: Ecology B/C

kate! wrote:
MattChina wrote:
MattChina wrote:
1. bioremediation is using naturally occurring organisms to remove environmental pollution and bioaugmentation is adding bacteria to speed up the degrading of the environmental pollutants
2.deep roots, grooves in the surface
3. it reaches an equilibrium

Question: If the trout’s diet consists of 37% mayflies and 63% phytoplankton, calculate the trophic level of the
trout to the nearest tenth.
assuming mayflies trophic level is 2 and phytoplankton is 1

(2 x 0.37) + (1 x 0.63) = 1.37
The trout's trophic level is 1.37.

correct
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New Questions!
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kate! wrote:
New Questions!

1. characterized by a dark surface layer rich in organic matter & high concentrations of calcium & magnesium. Highly organic matter soil found in grasslands
2.Edaphic savannas are caused by soil conditions & are not entirely maintained by fire. Climatic savannas are a result of climatic conditions. Derived Savannas are a result of people clearing forest land for cultivation. Farmers cut down trees, burn them & plant crops in the ashes. Grass then takes over the bare ground (it grows very fast & has deep roots to soak up water.). Annual fires maintain the area as a savanna. The soil is porous with rapid drainage of water. There’s a thin layer of humus (organic plant material) that provides vegetation with nutrients. The predominant vegetation consists of grasses & forbs. Different savannas support different grasses due to disparities in rainfall & soil. Deciduous trees & shrubs are scattered across the open landscape.
3. overall population of ecosystem decrease. the health of the ecosystem decreases
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MattChina wrote:
kate! wrote:
New Questions!

1. characterized by a dark surface layer rich in organic matter & high concentrations of calcium & magnesium. Highly organic matter soil found in grasslands
2.Edaphic savannas are caused by soil conditions & are not entirely maintained by fire. Climatic savannas are a result of climatic conditions. Derived Savannas are a result of people clearing forest land for cultivation. Farmers cut down trees, burn them & plant crops in the ashes. Grass then takes over the bare ground (it grows very fast & has deep roots to soak up water.). Annual fires maintain the area as a savanna. The soil is porous with rapid drainage of water. There’s a thin layer of humus (organic plant material) that provides vegetation with nutrients. The predominant vegetation consists of grasses & forbs. Different savannas support different grasses due to disparities in rainfall & soil. Deciduous trees & shrubs are scattered across the open landscape.
3. overall population of ecosystem decrease. the health of the ecosystem decreases

Correct, your turn (also you pretty much just copied and pasted our notesheet for the second question, you could have given more concise answers.)
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Find the Simspon's Index of Diversity from the following numbers.

Species #
Woodrush 2
Holly 8
Bramble 1
Yorkshire Fog 1
Sedge 3
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MattChina wrote:Find the Simspon's Index of Diversity from the following numbers.

Species #
Woodrush 2
Holly 8
Bramble 1
Yorkshire Fog 1
Sedge 3

Is it about 0.34? I may have gotten the formula wrong.

Question:
What are some purposes of having large front paws for a badger in grasslands?

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Fillychi wrote:
MattChina wrote:Find the Simspon's Index of Diversity from the following numbers.

Species #
Woodrush 2
Holly 8
Bramble 1
Yorkshire Fog 1
Sedge 3

Is it about 0.34? I may have gotten the formula wrong.

Question:
What are some purposes of having large front paws for a badger in grasslands?

yeah thats correct
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Fillychi wrote:Question: What are some purposes of having large front paws for a badger in grasslands?

Badgers who live in grasslands have large front paws to burrow in the ground and build dens, to catch prey, and to dig up plants.
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Excluding habitat loss, identify three effects of deforestation on an ecosystem.
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allopathie wrote:Excluding habitat loss, identify three effects of deforestation on an ecosystem.

In case you didn't see, Fillychi was supposed to tell me if my answer was wrong or right and then it would have been my turn to ask a question. It's okay, though, because I'm answering this one and I'll write the next one.

Last year I knew stuff about rocks, minerals, experiments, and ecosystems, yay!
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I'm planning to learn stuff about oceanography, fossils, and more water, yay for the third time!

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### Re: Ecology B/C

kate! wrote:
allopathie wrote:Excluding habitat loss, identify three effects of deforestation on an ecosystem.

In case you didn't see, Fillychi was supposed to tell me if my answer was wrong or right and then it would have been my turn to ask a question. It's okay, though, because I'm answering this one and I'll write the next one.

Real sorry about that. You were correct.

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Sorry, forgot it was my turn to ask a question.

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